TL;DR news on Ghana vs Nigeria at August 28, 2023
With a second leg to play, it remained cagey throughout, and both sides will head to Nigeria knowing that a win on the day will see them through. MORE: Are there away goals in Africa World Cup qualifiers 2022? Ghana vs. Better from Ghana who work the ball forwards. Nigeria win the ball and break quickly, and Djiku is forced to go to ground to stop Osimhen galloping past him and through on goal. 22nd: Nigeria's most promising moment, the ball from the left is just slightly too far ahead of Osimhen, who stretches to meet it in the air at the far post. It is the third WSL fixture to be postponed in a matter of days, after Chelsea vs Spurs and Arsenal vs Spurs were called off too. Here is everything you need to know about Ghana vs Nigeria: Date Ghana vs Nigeria will take place on Friday 25th March 2022 at the The Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. The worry for Ghana is that forward Jordan Ayew was unavailable to play for Crystal Palace last weekend after testing positive for COVID, so we will know if he is available until the last minute. Communicated well with his central defensive partner, organised his unit well and put a tight clip on Nigeria dangerman Victor Osimhen. Was slow in decision making, poor in picking the right positions and failed to track the run of the overlapping Zaidu Sanusi on multiple occasions when Nigeria attacked. On Friday, March 25, Ghana will host Nigeria at the Baba Yara Stadium aiming at getting an advantage. It is not going to be a walk in the park but we are going to give our heart out there." "We have a crop of good players who are able to help Nigeria qualify for Qatar. Leotis Boateng and John Benson played for Nigeria while Tanko Abdul Razak and Aminu Kalala are Nigerians who wore the colours of the Black Stars. Egypt vs SenegalRevenge, vengeance, whatever you want to call it, Egypt will be seeking it. Nigeria are also coming with some bolstered firepower: Odion Ighalo, Ademola Lookman, Akinkunmi Amoo, Calvin Bassey, Victor Osimhen, and Emmanuel Dennis. So here are my predictions for the five teams who will qualify for the 2022 World Cup: Senegal, Cameroon, Nigeria, Morocco and Mali. Egypt vs Senegal: Egypt and its superstar Mo Salah welcome Senegal in Cairo in a remake of the final of the last CAN lost on penalties. We have to focus on all the players because if we think only about Salah there are other players behind him who can score." GHANA vs NIGERIA Duel of neighbors in Accra between Ghana and Nigeria. ET Live stream: ESPN+ Caesars Sportsbook Odds: Ghana +155; Draw +170; Nigeria +175 Why watch: Africa has some hotly contested ties as leg one kicks off with Ghana hosting Nigeria. But if the AC Milan forward gets there, it will mean no World Cup for Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, whose Poland team await the winners of Sweden vs. Algeria will see one World Cup regular qualify at the expense of another, while two of the traditional giants of African football, Ghana and Nigeria, will also play for one spot. While some will replace Simon with the Leicester man without batting an eye, performances for Nantes and with Nigeria at Afcon must be rewarded. Senegal headlines the playoffs, but there's also a big West African derby pitting Ghana against Nigeria. Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz challenged Salah and his teammates to succeed this time "because there is no room for sorrys or tomorrows." GHANA vs. Ghana has new leadership in head coach Otto Addo and technical advisor Chris Hughton after Milovan Rajevac was fired for the African Cup failure. Nigeria was at times impressive at the African Cup and has been strengthened by the return of strikers Victor Osimhen and Odion Ighalo, who were both unavailable for that tournament. ALGERIA Like Ghana, Algeria has to restore its reputation after a dire defense of its African title in Cameroon, when it exited bottom of its group and without winning a game. Editor's Picks USMNT's Pulisic rues chances in tough Mexico draw4hKyle BonaguraWhen the USMNT scored vs. After scoring four goals in his last two matches, Osimhen's form comes as good news for Nigeria ahead of their 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying match against Ghana on March 25 and 29.