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2022 WCQ: Atiku Hails Super Eagles After Draw Away To Ghana

2022 WCQ: Atiku Hails Super Eagles After Draw Away To Ghana

Former Nigerian Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has praised the Super Eagles after they held Black Stars of Ghana to a goalless draw, in their 2022 World Cup qualifying playoff first leg in Kumasi.

The Eagles battled their host to a stalemate in front of a over 50,000 home fans inside the Baba Yara Stadium on Friday.

They went close on several occasions to open the scoring with Moses Simon with the best chance which the keeper saved.

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Also, a penalty was awarded to the Eagles for hand ball but was overturned for a foul committed by Kelechi Iheanacho.


And reacting to the result, Atiku urged the Eagles to make sure the clinch the World Cup ticket in the second leg.

“Well done Super Eagles. You have a second chance on Tuesday to make Nigeria’s participation in Qatar 2022 a reality. As one we can surmount any challenges,” he wrote on Twitter

The second leg comes up inside the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja on Tuesday.

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  • Kunle 5 months ago

    And Atiku with all his money and fame couldn’t backroll AIT to show the match live. We wish the Eagles luck in Abuja.

  • Atiku why u dey congratulate them? Yeye politics