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2022 World Cup: Two European clubs react as Ghana beat Nigeria, qualify for Qatar


Two European clubs, Arsenal and Crystal Palace, have commended the Black Stars of Ghana for qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Ghana defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria to qualify for this year’s World Cup.

The Super Eagles lost to the Black Stars on away goal rules on Tuesday evening.

Ghana beat Nigeria to the Qatar 2022 ticket after playing a 1-1 draw at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

The Black Stars had drawn 0-0 against the Super Eagles in the first leg in Kumasi last Friday.

During Tuesday’s encounter, Thomas Partey scored for Ghana, and William Troost Ekong equalized for Nigeria through a penalty, as the match ended in a draw after full time.

Reacting, Arsenal, in a tweet via its Twitter handle, wrote: “Scores a crucial goal. Qualifies for the World Cup Congratulations @Thomaspartey22 and #TeamGhana.”

Similarly, Crystal Palace tweeted: “Jordan Ayew and Ghana are heading to the 2022 World Cup. They qualify after beating Nigeria over two legs.”

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