BREAKING: Nigeria’s Super Eagles Defeats Black Stars of Ghana

Mar 22, 2024 | Entertainment, News

  • The Super Eagles of Nigeria have defeated the Black Stars of Ghana in an international friendly match in Morocco
  • Two goals from Cyriel Dessers and Ademola Lookman gave Nigeria victory over their football rival on Friday, March 22
  • Finidi George’s boys will play against the Eagles of Mali in their next match on Tuesday, March 26 journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

Marrakech, Morocco – The Super Eagles of Nigeria have defeated the Black Stars of Ghana by 2-1 in an international friend match at Stade de Marrakech, Morocco on Friday, March 22.

The match was the first victory for interim coach, Finidi George, who took over from Jose Peseiro after the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFC0N) in Ivory Coast.

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeats Black Stars of Ghana by 2-1
Dessers and Ademola secured victory for the Super Eagles over Ghana
Photo credit: @NGSuperEagles
Source: Twitter

Nigeria defeated their football rival, Ghana by 2 goals to 1

This was disclosed by the Super Eagles via its X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @NGSuperEagles.

Rangers FC forward, Cyriel Kolawole Dessers gave the Super Eagles the lead via the penalty spot in the 38 minute.

The star boy of the just concluded 2023 AFCON, Ademola Lookman doubled Nigeria’s lead towards the end of the second half in the 84 minute.

The Black Star got themselves a consolation goal in additional time through Jordan Ayew.

The Crystal Palace forward scored via the penalty spot in the 95 minute to reduce the score line to 2-1.

The Super Eagles will play Mali next on Tuesday, March 26. The Ghana and Mali features were said to be the final international friendly window ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying series.

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Wilfred Ndidi returned to the team as Super Eagles captain after missing the 2023 AFCON in Ivory Coast due to injury.

Stanley Nwabali remains in goal while the back four is made up of Osayi, Benjamin Tanimu, Ajayi and Awaziem. Onyeka, Iwobi and Onyemaechi complete the midfield while the attack has Iheanacho and Dessers.


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