FilGoal | News | For the fourth time in history, Ghana snatches the qualification for the 2022 World Cup from Nigeria


Ghana snatched the qualification for the 2022 World Cup from Nigeria by imposing a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the African qualifying playoff for the World Cup.

The first leg of Ghana ended in a goalless draw, with the Black Stars deciding the qualification ticket thanks to the out of the rules rule.

The match, which was held at the National Stadium in Abuja, Nigeria, was marked by a tie and a ticket for Ghana, and the first qualifiers from the brown continent for the Arab World Cup.

Ghana advanced early in the tenth minute through Thomas Partey.

In the 22nd minute, William Trost-Ekong equalized the score from the penalty mark for the Green Eagles.

In the 34th minute, the video technology canceled a goal for offside, scored by Victor Osimhen.

The second half of the match witnessed 9 chances from Nigeria, but without threatening the goal of Jogo Walcott.

Ghana qualified for the World Cup for the fourth time in its history, after qualifying before in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

It is noteworthy that Ghana had previously qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals in 2010 as the best African achievement and lost the qualification for the semi-final against Uruguay on penalties.


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