The Super Eagles of Nigeria have failed to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup for the first time since 2006 after being held to a draw by the Black Stars of Ghana.
The World Cup qualifier second-leg encounter between Nigeria and Ghana ended 1-1 on Tuesday. The Nigerian side lost by the away goal rule having held Ghana to a goalless draw in Kumasi.
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.
It’s a sad evening for the fans of the Super Eagles as though the players put on a fierce battle, it however wasn’t enough to see them secure their place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
With over 60% possession held by the Super Eagles and over 14 shots with a few on target, this stats was not enough to give the Super Eagles the satisfaction they so craved at the start of the game