Ex Super Eagles star Kanu Nwankwo stars as FIFA legends hammer Russia legends in tough match (photo, video)
– Kanu Nwankwo on Sunday, June 3, was among the FIFA legends team that beat Russia legends 6-4 in a match
– The friendly match was organized by FIFA so as to celebrate the 2018 World Cup which will start this month in Russia
– Nwankwo and his teammates won the match 6-4 in Kaliningrad
Former Super Eagles captain Kanu Nwankwo was in action for the FIFA legends who defeated Russia legends 6-4 in an entertaining match played on Sunday, June 3, in Kaliningrad.
The match was to celebrate the final countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia which will start in the next 10 days.
FIFA Legends line-up comprised goalkeeper Pascal Zuberbuehler (Switzerland), defenders Wes Brown (England) Cafu (Brazil), midfielders Niko Kranjcar (Croatia) Nwankwo Kanu (Nigeria), and Nuno Gomes (Portugal) up front.
While the Russia legend comprised of Ruslan Nigmatullin, Dmitri Sennikov, Dmitri Khlestov, Aleksandr Mostovoi, Andrei Tikhonov and Aleksandr Panov.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria are in Group D at the 2018 FIFA World Cup where they will face Iceland, Croatia and Argentina in which Kanu Nwankwo is expected to watch all their games.