The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn to face Ghana in the FIFA World Cup playoffs, which will take place in March this year.
In the group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, the Super Eagles defeated Cape Verde, Liberia, and the Central African Republic to advance to the knockout stage.
Both teams are from western Africa and are considered to be African football’s colossal forces. They’ve both won a total of seven African Cup Of Nations tournaments.
Ghana is one of three African teams to have advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals in South Africa, which took place in 2010 and 2011. They represented their country in three World Cups (2006, 2010, 2014)
Ghana played a total of 12 World Cup matches, winning four, drawing three, and losing five.
The Black Stars scored 13 goals while allowing 16 to be allowed in the process.
Nigeria, on the other hand, has advanced to the Round of 16 three times, in 1994 in the United States, 1998 in France, and 2014 in Brazil.
They participated in six World Cup tournaments (1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014 and 2018).
Nigeria played a total of 21 matches, winning six of them, drawing three, and losing twelve. They managed to score 23 goals while conceding 30 in the process.
More information about the meeting’s time and place will be provided later.
The WCQ2022 representatives for Africa will be determined by a two-legged play-off.
Senegal vs Egypt
Cameroon vs Algeria
Nigeria vs Ghana
Morocco vs DR Congo
Tunisia vs Mali