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NGR vs GHN Dream11 Prediction for Ghana vs Nigeria Preview World Cup Qualifiers Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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The second leg between Nigeria and Ghana will kick off on Tuesday at the Abuja National Stadium. Though the penalty decision didn’t go their way, Nigeria would be the happier of the two coming into this tie due to the home advantage. The first leg of the playoff between Ghana and Nigeria ended in a stalemate. Both teams failed to score with only 2 shots on target apiece.

 

NGR vs GHN World Cup Qualifiers Match Details

Date: 29th March, Tuesday
Kick-Off Time: 10:30 PM (IST)
Venue: M.K.O. Abiola National Stadium

 

World Cup Qualifiers Table

Nigeria – 1st Position (group C)

Ghana – 1st Position (group E)

 

Watch World Cup Qualifiers Live

There is no live streaming of the game in India. The fans can follow the game on the official handles of the respective teams.

 

Recent Form


Ghana: D-L-W-W-W

Nigeria: D-L-D-L-L

 

Head to Head (last 5 meetings)
The last 5 times these sides met, there have 3 draws with both Nigeria and Ghana winning one game each.

NGR vs GHN Dream 11 Prediction Details

Nigeria Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy 

  • Maduka Okoye missed the first-leg fixture due to illness but could be in line for a return here if he passes a late fitness test.
  • Samuel Chukwueze did not train over the weekend with a knock and faces a late fitness test as well.
  • Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi are the two notable absentees, with the former ruled out with a ligament injury and the latter not included in the squad as he was suspended for the first-leg tie.

Nigeria Starting XI (Likely)

Francis Uzoho

Zaidu Sanusi

William Troost-Ekong

Kenneth Omeruo

Ola Aina

Bonke Innocent

Joe Aribo

Moses Simon

Kelechi Iheanacho

Ademola Lookman

Victor Osimhen

Ghana Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy 

  • Kamaldeen Sulemana, Baba Rahman, and Edmund Addo missed out on the final 27-man squad due to injuries.
  • Andre Ayew was left out of the squad as he was suspended following a red card in the AFCON 2021 game against Comoros.

 

Ghana Starting XI (Likely)

Joseph Wolacott

Gideon Mensah

Daniel Amartey

Alexander Djiku

Andy Yiadom

Thomas Partey

Mohamed Kudus

Iddrisu Baba

Christopher Antwi-Adjei

Jordan Ayew

Felix Afena Gyan

NGR vs GHN Dream11 Team

 

GK

Francis Uzoho

Uzoho was tested in the initial stages of the last game and kept his nerves at the end to keep a clean sheet in the first leg.

Clean Sheets (National Team) Goals Conceded Saves %
8 5 94.7

 

DEF

Leon Balogun

Balogun was one of the best defensive players on the field and Ghana will hope that he will do the same once again.

Tackles Won (National team) Goals Interceptions
37 2 53

 

William Troost-Ekong

Though the league looks bleak, Troost-Ekong has fared remarkably well on the national front.

Tackles Won (League) Passes completed % Interceptions
80 81.6 137

 

MID

Thomas Partey

Partey is the midfield anchor that holds the whole team together. He has scored 2 goals in 2 starts for Ghana.

Goals (National Team) Assists Shots on target
11 4 21

 

Moses Simon

He looked great on the right of a 4-man midfield and will look to provide Osimhens with scoring opportunities.

Goals (National Team) Assists Passes completed %
7 6 78.4

 

ST

Jordan Ayew

Ayew was fantastic for Ghana creating some great chances but Ghana couldn’t capitalize on the same.

Goals (WC Qualifiers) Assists Shots on target
15 7 11

 

Victor Osimhens

Osimhens missed a great chance to put Nigeria ahead and will look to make amends on home soil.

Goals (League) Assists Shots on target (per game)
46 10 1.2

 

Goalkeeper: F. Uzoho

Defenders: L. Balogun, G. Mensah, O Aino, W. Troost-Ekong

Midfielders: M. Simon, T. Partey, M. Kuddus, A. Lookman

Attackers: V. Osimhens, J. Ayew

 

Who will win today’s football match?

  • This will be the first meeting in Nigeria between the two sides since 2003, when the hosts secured a 3-1 win.
  • The hosts have qualified for the last three editions of the World Cup, making it to the knockout stage in two.
  • The Black Stars failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup and are expected to give their all for a chance to feature again in the finals.
  • This game, like the first leg, is expected to be contested closely but the home advantage might just do the trick for Nigeria

 

Odds to Win

The odds in favour of Nigeria Win 11/10

The odds in favour of Ghana Win 4/1

Odds in favour of a Draw 37/19

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