Iceland Star Hails Quality Of Super Eagles Players

By Ikenga Chronicles March 14, 2018

Iceland Star Hails Quality Of Super Eagles Players

Bristol City’s Iceland international Hörður Björgvin Magnússon has hailed the quality in the Super Eagles of Nigeria team ahead of the 2018 World Cup encounter between both countries. He described the Nigerian team as having good and strong players.

Ikenga Chronicles can report that Nigeria has been drawn alongside Argentina, Iceland and Croatia.

The central defender who is confident that he’ll make the starting line-up for the Nordic country when they face Nigeria, having gone the distance in their last five matches in the World Cup qualifiers believes his side also have quality.

“I am very optimistic about our team. Of course, this is a tricky group, but we have arrived at the World Cup and there is nothing easy in this. It’s only a pleasure to compete against the best players in the world,” Magnússon said to

“I have played against some Argentinian team members. I want to introduce myself to the Nigerian team better, but I know there are good and strong players. We do not need to discuss Croatia anymore.”

Magnússon was on the books of Italian giants Juventus for five years before joining Bristol City in 2016.

Nigeria and Iceland will do battle at the Volgograd Arena, Volgograd on June 22.