Nigeria 2-1 Ghana: Dessers and Lookman return with a bang as Tremendous Eagles down Black Stars

Nigeria 2-1 Ghana: Dessers and Lookman return with a bang as Tremendous Eagles down Black Stars

Targets from Ademola Lookman and Cyriel Dessers sealed a 2-1 for the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria of their pleasant recreation towards Ghana at Stade de Marrakech on Friday, studies.

The Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria filed out for his or her first recreation since their 2-1 loss to Cote d’Ivoire within the closing of the 2023 Africa Cup. Each groups have been lacking a few of their stars going into the fixture, with Nigeria lacking Victor Osimhen, Ola Aina and Taiwo Awoniyi. On the similar time, Mohammed Kudus, and Thomas Partey weren’t included within the squad.

Each side had new coaches going into the fixture, with Finidi George taking cost of the Tremendous Eagles on interim foundation following the exit of Jose Peseiro, whereas Otto Addo simply received the Ghanaian job after Chris Hughton was sacked after their poor efficiency on the AFCON.

Finidi caught to the formation Peseiro used on the AFCON, albeit with completely different gamers.

Beginning XI vs #Ghana #SoarSuperEagles #NGAGHA

— 🇳🇬 Tremendous Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) March 22, 2024

The Tremendous Eagles dominated the fixture from the beginning, with Iheanacho exhibiting his capacity on the ball. Nonetheless, they failed to attain till the thirty sixth minute, when a Ghanaian defender dealt with Iheanacho’s shot from outdoors the field. Rangers star Cyriel Dessers was readily available to calmly dispatch to make it 1-0 after 38 minutes.

39’ GOAL!!!

Cyriel Dessers put Tremendous Eagles in entrance.

Nigeria 1-0 Ghana.

🎥 @cali_enejele.

— Adepoju Tobi Samuel 🇳🇬 (@OgaNlaMedia) March 22, 2024

After conceding, the Ghanaians pushed for the equalizer, however the Tremendous Eagles held on strongly to their lead.

The Tremendous Eagles entered the second half extra vitalized, and so they got an additional benefit within the 56th minute, when Jerome Opoku was despatched off.

Within the 72nd minute, Finidi launched Raphael Onyedika, Moses Simon, and Ademola Lookman. That call yielded fruits minutes later, because the staff confirmed staff work, breaking down the Ghanaian backline with some good passes. It will definitely resulted in a purpose for Lookman within the 84th minute.

Tremendous Eagles’ 2nd Objective In opposition to Ghana.

Construct up, transition, Iwobi help & Lookman’s attractive purpose.

Finidi Ball

— POOJA!!! (@PoojaMedia) March 22, 2024

It seemed prefer it was going to finish in a 2-0 win for Nigeria, however they conceded a late penalty, which Jordan Ayew calmly slotted in to make sure that it ended 2-1 in Nigeria’s favour.

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