THE SUPER EAGLES OF NIGERIA IN KUMASI, GHANA, SEEK WORLD CUP TICKET.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on March 24, 2022
Just like they say, ‘the eagles have landed’ as Players and officials of the Super Eagles of Nigeria arrived in Kumasi this Thursday ahead of Friday’s 2022 World Cup qualifying playoffs with Black Stars of Ghana.
The team who were beaming with confidence when they arrived said they are ready for the task ahead.
On getting to Ghana, the team hold a training session inside the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi in preparation for the first leg tie.
Meanwhile, the Black Stars coach Otto Addo is expected to hold a press conference on Friday to inform the world of his team’s Preparation.
The Eagles will be looking for a first win against Ghana since the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The last time both teams met in a World Cup qualifier was during the race for the 2002 edition in Korea and Japan.
Grouped alongside Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Sudan, the Super Eagles eventually picked the sole ticket after thrashing Ghana 3-0 in the last group game in Port Harcourt.
For the Black Stars, they will hope to make a return to the World Cup after missing the 2018 edition in Russia.
For the Eagles, they will be targeting their seventh appearance since making their debut in 1994.
Editor: Ena Agbanoma