The 2022 FIFA World Cup second leg clash between Nigeria and Ghana started on a frantic note.
Ghana got the first goal through Thomas Partey when he fired home on the 10 the minute. Nigeria came close on the 12th minute when Victor Osimhen flashed a strike across the face of goal but was not enough to get a goal. Nigeria pile pressure on Ghana on the 19th minute but the Ghana defence stood tall to defend. VAR consultation gave Nigeria a penalty when Ademola Lookman was adjudged to have brought down by Dennis Odoi on the 19th minute.
Rangers defender, William Troost-Ekong stepped up and put Nigeria on level terms on the 20th minute. Nigeria doubled the lead when striker, Victor Osimhen went past two Ghana defenders to beat Joseph Wollacott but a VAR consultation ruled the goal as offside on the 34th minute. Joseph Wollacott saved the situation for Ghana when Joe Aribo nearly struck Nigeria’s second goal on the 44th minute.
Tunisian referee, Sadok Selmi ended the first half after four minutes of added time was exhausted. Joseph Wollacott rescued Ghana when he punched Moses Simon’s free kick away on the 70th minute to keep the game at 1-1. Referee Sadok Selmi ended the entire game at 1-1 with Ghana qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on the sway goal rule.