Raphael Varane’s header before the interval gave the European nation an early lead before Antoine Griezmann’s shot in the second half sealed the win.
France who won the World Cup in 1998 are on course to win the biggest football prize for the second time in their history.
But Nigerians are happy with the victory at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium as a revenge for Uruguay’s 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Ghana in South Africa 2010 and for Egypt's 1-0 defeat during the group stage in this year's edition.
Big Thumbs To Our African Brothers Representing Africa In France Jersey.— GODSON (@GOvanto) July 6, 2018
I Wonder How Uruguay And Argentina Think They Can Eliminate Egypt And Nigeria And Go Free.#LesBluesAllTheWay.#UnitedTeamOfAfrica. pic.twitter.com/Q0nZXuAV4i
France is out here avenging Africa.— YouTube: The SimpleTips (@1ncognito___) July 6, 2018
First they beat Argentina to avenge Nigeria.
Then they beat Uruguay to avenge Ghana.
France are just doing everything within their power to restore Africa's dignity based on the black connection😂😂— Mario_Savage😂 (@waleadedayor) July 6, 2018
First, it was Argentina for cheating Nigeria and now Uruguay for cheating Ghana some years back 😂😂..#URUFRA
#URUFRA Yasssssss— A wise man once said nothing ( COMMON SENSE ) (@mhiz_charming) July 6, 2018
Frangeriafrica did it
Thank u france
Representing Nigeria and Africa
Up France! Up Nigeria! #WorldCup— BUNMI SOBOWALE (@Bunmi_Sobowale) July 6, 2018
France representing Africa as it should. The gods of Egypt and the Witchcraft of Nigeria is with them. #URUFRA— Gitz B* (@iGitz_) July 6, 2018
Emmanuel Macron came to Nigeria to collect juju for France#FRAURU— Judano (@DefaultJude) July 6, 2018
Argentina did that sh** for Nigeria, France beat 'em. Uruguay did it to Ghana in '14, France beat 'em in Russia. France is the big brother you need...The Avengers! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻— Megamind (@Neyobadmus) July 6, 2018
France did it for Nigeria against Argentina,— Wulengme M Gonshing (@Wulengme) July 6, 2018
France did it for Ghana against Uruguay!
France deserves some jollof be it the good one or the Ghanaian one!