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Black Stars to leave for Abuja today ahead of Nigeria encounter

By Vincent Ashitey
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The Black Stars of Ghana are expected to leave the shores of the country today, March 27 to Abuja ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 second leg against Nigeria.

The first leg ended in 0-0 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Friday evening.

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The Super Eagles will have the benefit of the home advantage when they face Ghana at Mashood Abiola Stadium in the reverse fixture on Tuesday.

The Super Eagles arrived in Abuja in the early hours of Saturday and Augustine Eguavon's charges wasted no time by starting preparations for the reverse fixture against Ghana at the Moshood Abiola Stadium.

Nigeria need a win against the Black Stars to qualify for a seventh World Cup later this year in Qatar.

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Ghana, meanwhile, need a win or a score draw will be enough to give them a fourth appearance at the World Cup.

The reverse leg is set for the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday, March 29.

The winner over two legs will earn one of Africa’s five tickets to the 22nd FIFA World Cup finals, scheduled for 14th November – 18th December this year in Qatar.