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2022 World Cup : Nigeria fails to qualify 

ALL things being equal, Nigeria on Tuesday, failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, following a 1-1 draw with Ghana.

Reason being that the Super Eagles failed to defeat the Black Stars in Kumasi, as they were only able to draw 0-0.

In the reverse leg played at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, the visitors took the lead through Thomas Partey.

The Arsenal midfielder saw his long range effort squirm under Francis Uzoho to give Ghana the lead.

However, Nigeria drew level, after VAR awarded a penalty for a foul on Ademola Lookman. Captain William Troost-Ekong stepped up to make it 1-1.

There were no goals in the second half and the Black Stars qualified on away goals.

 

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