The Super Eagles of Nigeria were able to hold the Black Stars of Ghana to a goalless draw in World Cup playoff match that held in Kumasi.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles managed to hold the Black Stars to a pulsating 0-0 drawn game at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying duel.
Both sides created chances in the game with Nigeria’s Simon Moses having perhaps the best chance of the night as he was fed Kelechi Iheanacho through the middle after a Thomas Partey faulty pass.
Nigerian goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho was spectacularly brilliant as his saves contributed to the frustration of the home team who made frantic attempts to score a goal.
The Black Stars needed more precision in attack as AS Roma starlet worked tirelessly throughout the 82 minutes he lasted on the field of play.
Suspended skipper Andre Ayew saw his younger brother Jordan Ayew being booed by the home fans when he was replaced in the 92nd minute by ex-Bayern Munich man Okyere Kwasi Wriedt.
The reverse leg is set for the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday, March 29, from 6pm.
The winner over two legs will earn one of Africa’s five tickets to the 22nd FIFA World Cup finals, scheduled for November 14– December 18 this year in Qatar.
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