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WC Qualification: Ghana defeats Nigeria on Aggregate, falls out of 2022 Qatar World Cup

Ghana have qualified for the 2022 Fifa World Cup after holding Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their final qualifying game.

 

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.

 

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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

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