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Ghana beats Nigeria to qualify for 2022 World Cup in Qatar

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Mar 29, 2022 , ,

The entire country of Ghana is currently filled with pleasure and delight after Ghana’s Black Stars defeated Nigeria’s Super Eagles to qualify for the forthcoming World Cup tournament in 2022.

The Black Stars of Ghana were welcomed by Nigeria on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, as they played in the second leg of the world cup qualifications to determine which of the two countries will represent Africa in Qatar.

Prior to Tuesday’s encounter, Ghana had a goalless draw with Nigeria at the Kumasi Sports Stadium (Baba Yara) in Ghana.

Ghana has finally demonstrated how keen they were to return to the international stage after being absent for years.

The match between Nigeria and Ghana in Nigeria’s Moshood Abiola Stadium concluded in a 1-1 draw, putting Ghana through to the next round.

In the 10th minute, Thomas Partey scored the first goal of the game for Ghana. Nigerians also leveled after 12 minutes, with to a penalty from William Troost-Ekong.

Since their last appearance in the Fifa World Cup event in 2014, Ghana will be competing in this new qualification round for the fourth time.

Ghana’s World Cup Experience

Ghana qualified for three FIFA World Cup tournaments prior to this year’s (2022): 2006, 2010, and 2014.

Ghana was the only African country to proceed to the second round of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, despite having the tournament’s youngest team at the time.

Ghana advanced past the group stages of the 2010 World Cup, reaching the quarter-finals before being ousted by Uruguay. After Luis Suárez controversially handballed on the goal line deep into extra time, denying Ghana an almost certain winning goal, Ghana was defeated on penalties by Uruguay.

Ghana would have became the first African country to reach the World Cup semi-finals if they had won their quarter-final. FIFA placed Ghana seventh out of 32 countries that competed in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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