The Black Stars held the three-time African champions to a goalless draw in Kumasi on Friday, and they scored an away goal in Abuja to advance to Qatar.
Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong, scored a penalty in the 22nd minute to level Ghana’s lead.
The Black Stars of Ghana took the lead in the 11th minute through a goal by Thomas Partey.
Nigeria host arch-rivals Ghana in the second-leg of the 2022 World Cup playoff on Tuesday with the result deciding which side qualifies for the competition to be played in Qatar later this year.
A crucial goal in Abuja was enough to seal Otto Addo’s men qualification for the global showpiece in Qatar