Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has urged Nigerians to turnout in numbers for the nations World Cup playoff against Ghana.
The first leg ended in a goalless draw at the Baba Yara stadium in Kumasi, Ghana on Friday.
Nigeria will take on Ghana in the reverse fixture at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja, on Tuesday in a must win encounter.
“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. J.K. Rowling. The unity exhibited in the game yesterday is one that we seek for our game on Tuesday. Musa tweeted.
“Your massive turnout & support will be invaluable for the desired result. Hope to see you then. UP EAGLES 🦅🇳🇬🙏
Both West African nations have met 57 times since their first game in the 1950s. Tuesday’s crucial clash will be the 58th installment of one of football’s most storied rivalries.
The 29-year-old forward who has scored four goals at the World Cup finals, two behind Africa’s top scorer Asamoah Gyan with six goals, reiterated that he hasn’t lost out on qualifying for the World Cup with Nigeria.
“Since I started my career in the Super Eagles, I’ve never lost to a country to go the world cup, so I don’t think this would be anything. So we just have to focus and Inshalla we’re going to qualify cos we’re good in that.” He said.