Afternoon all, and welcome to Nigeria v Ghana!

World Cup Qualification CAF / Matchday 2
Moshood Abiola National Stadium / 29.03.2022
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Pete Sharland
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Pete Sharland
Updated 29/03/2022 at 19:04 GMT
20:04
Anyway, thanks for your company - ta-ra.
20:03
Ghana are going to the World Cup! What a comeback, after their dreadful Afcon behaviour. There's some kind of aggro between a couple of the players, but it's quickly defused and Partey leads his men over to the travelling fans. What a win that is for Ghana!
20:02
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FULL-TIME: Nigeria (1) 1-1 (1) Ghana
Ghana win on away goals, and qualify for the World Cup!
90+5'
ANOTHER LONG BALL
Osimhen heads on ... and Wallacott clears.
90+4'
GHANA AGAIN KEEP THE BALL ON THEIR RIGHT
Then, when Nigeria finally win it back, Balogun lumps it forward the ball trickles harmlessly behind.
90+3'
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WALLACOTT IS BOOKED FOR TIMEWASTING
That'll learn him.
90+3'
SIMON FLIGHTS HARMLESSLY OVER THE BAR
Nigeria have barely even whimpered in this half.
90+2'
NIGERIA WIN A FREE-KICK OUTSIDE THE BOX
25 yards out, right of centre. This is David Beckham v Greece territory, and Simon fancies it...
90+1'
HERE COMES BUKARI AGAIN!
This time, he's at inside-right, but he takes his eye off the ball and thrashes a drag wide of the far post.
90+1'
BUKARI MOVES DOWN THE RIGHT
Crosses and Aribo clears.
90'
THERE'LL BE FIVE ADDED MINUTES
90'
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CHANGE FOR GHANA
Wriedt replaces Afena-Gyan.
89'
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NIGERIA WIN A CORNER
it's drilled in low, Amartry, who's had a decent game, kicks away, Kyere carries downfield, and Abdullahi yanks him down. He's booked, and Ghana are nearly there.
88'
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ONE LAST NIGERIAN CHANGE
Umar replaces Bassey. I'm absolutely not having that he's better than Iheanacho.
86'
I WONDER HOW MUCH DIFFERENCE ALEX IWOBI MIGHT'VE MADE FOR NIGERIA
His ball-carrying and urgency are a lot of what they're missing here.
85'
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AFENA-GYAN IS BOOKED FOR TIMEWASTING
And Partey is booked for protesting.
83'
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NIGERIA HAVE STRUGGLED FOR TEMPO HERE
But Aribo pumps a ball into the box, Ighalo leaps, and Osimhen vaults into an overhead kick that flies just wide. That's barely even a chance, but it's the best one Nigeria have made in the last 20 minutes.
82'
IT'S LOOKING LIKE EXTRA-TIME IN DAKAR
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80'
THERE'S NOTHING GOING ON HERE
Nigeria are getting desperate.
78'
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A DOUBLE-CHANGE FOR NIGERIA
Ighalo and Musa replace Dennis and Entebo. Nigeria are unloading the suitcase.