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Ghana Shock Nigeria To Qualify For 2022 FIFA World Cup (Video)

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Ghana Shock Nigeria To Qualify For 2022 World Cup (Video)

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

Ghana took the lead early on after Arsenal’s Thomas Partey fired in a strike from the edge of the box which went through Francis Uzoho in the Nigerian goal. A goalkeeper error giving the away side the lead early on.

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Nigeria then took control of the game and equalised after Ademola Lookman was brought down in the box by Dennis Odoi. The decision went to VAR and William Troost-Ekong made no mistake from the penalty spot.

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Nigeria thought they’d taken the lead in the 34th minute but were aggrieved when VAR ruled out Victor Osihmen’s strike for offside.

Nigeria dominated the second half with 60% possession and managed nine shots but only one managed to bring Joe Wollacott into action.

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Ghana held on for five minutes of added time as they advanced to the World Cup finals for the first time since 2014.

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