FIFA president congratulates Super Eagles over Iceland victory
FIFA president had the pleasure of meeting the Super Eagles players after the win against Iceland.
The Super Eagles overcame a stubborn Iceland team with Ahmed Musa emerging the hero with two second-half goals.
Infantino was accompanied to the Super Eagles dressing room alongside officials of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) such as President Amaju Pinnick, Vice presidents Shehu Dikko and Seyi Akinwunmi alongside coach Gernot Rohr.
Media officer of the Super Eagles Toyin Ibitoye confirmed the visit of the FIFA president to the players dressing room with a statement on his official Twitter account.
The message said, “FIFA president Gianni Infantino visited the dressing rooms of Iceland and Nigeria after yesterday's game. Here, he poses with @thenff top brass and coach Gernot Rohr in the @NGSuperEagles dressing room.”
Infantino is no stranger to Nigeria as he attended the held in Lagos earlier in the year where he gave a speech.
The Su[per Eagles have a chance to qualify to the round of 16 when they take on Argentina in their final group game on Tuesday, June 26.