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In the aftermath of the Super Eagle’s of Nigeria missing out of the World Cup scheduled to hold in Qatar after a 1:1 Draw with neighboring Country Ghana at the Moshood Abiola Stadium at the Federal Çapital Territory
Immediately after the 1:1 against Ghana last night which shattered the dreams of Nigeria partaking in the World Cup event scheduled to hold in Qatar for a record seventh appearance.
Angry mobs and pissed off fans who couldn’t bear it any longer invaded the Moshood Abiola Stadium destroying everything in sight they laid their hands on.
Ghana qualifying for the World Cup was made possible by the away goal rule after the first leg at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi finished in a stalemate and ended goalless.
Super Eagles interim coach Austin Eguavoen had made four changes to the team,that earned a goalless draw at the Baba Yara Stadium whose efforts remains abortive in Kumasi just this past Friday.
Ademola Lookman was called upon to replace Moses Simon while Watford attacker Dennis on the other hand replaced the injured Samuel Chukwueze, Frank Onyeka to fill the void left my Leicester city forward Kelechi Iheanacho and Calvin
Bassey made his full debut ahead of the underperforming Zaidu Sanusi.
Even though the game was played in front of a fully packed 60,000 capacity Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja, it was the Ghana who broke the deadlock through their captain and Arsenal mid fielder Thomas Partey in the 11th minute, as he unleashed a fierce low drive, which deflected through the diving Francis Uzoho’s hands.
Nigeria in their bid to find a way to get back into the game began to mount pressure on the Ghanaians in search of an equaliser.
They finally got what they deserved as they were awarded a penalty after Ademola Lookman was brought down inside the box of which the Captain of the team William Troost-Ekong neatly converted sending goalkeeper Joseph Wollacott the wrong way to draw Nigeria level in the 22nd minute of the game.
The Super Eagles who were keenly under the directives of interim coach Austin Eguavoen lackedorganisation all throughout the duration of the game as coach Austin Eguavoen and his assistants looks on from the bench.
In the aftermath of the game, fans vented their frustration on the celebrating Black
Stars players as they were chased down the tunnel which followed pulling the
grass as well as destroying the technical area.