Former Senate President of Nigeria, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has lauded the Super Eagles of Nigeria for warding off an away team pressure and earning a draw against home side, the Black Stars of Ghana in Kumasi on Friday night, Completesports.com reports.
The Nigerian team played out a 0-0 draw with Ghana at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, a good base for the decisive second leg in Abuja on Tuesday.
Nigeria goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, made some cricial saves in the game and the Eagles also had a penalty chalked off for offside by VAR.
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Saraki took to Twitter on Saturday morning to hail the Super Eagles’ doggedness in the game and the fair away result achieved. .
“Strong performance by our @NGSuperEagles! Let’s wrap this up nicely on Tuesday when we have home advantage!,” Saraki tweeted.
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