The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been kicked out of the round of 16 stage in the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon triggers Black Stars hope for competitive clash in 2022 World cup play-offs.
The former AFCON champions who were also tipped as one of the favorites to win the tournament but lost by 1-0 to Tunisia in the 47th minute in the second half.
The Nigerians put up an impressive performance in the group stages after pulling all the nine points against their opponents.
On Saturday January 22, 2022, the draw for the African World Cup play-offs was held and Nigeria pitted against Ghana and lots of football fans tipped Nigeria to win the match against Ghana effortlessly due to the shambolic display by the Stars in the tournament but the early exit of the Super Eagles have triggered Hope for the Stars.
The Ghana-Nigeria World Cup play-offs will come off in March. The two leg will be played between 23-29 March. The first leg will be played in Ghana and the second leg in Nigeria within the stipulated time.