Nigeria Vs Ghana: Essien, Appiah, Kuffuor Send Well Wishes To Black Stars Ahead Of Titanic Clash

Former Black Stars players Michael Essien, Stephen Appiah and Sammy Osei Kuffuor have sent well wishes to the team ahead of their crucial World Cup playoff second leg against Nigeria.

The game comes off at the Moshood Abiola Sports Stadium in Abuja.

Ghana and Nigeria battle it out for one of the five tickets to represent Africa at the 2022 World Cup to be staged in Qatar in November.

The Black Stars will need a scoring a draw or a win to book a ticket to the 2022 World Cup if they are able to beat their West African rivals.

The first leg ended in a goalless draw at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium four days ago.

The Professional Footballers Association (PFAG) has urged the team on to victory against their sworn rivals in this game.

Meanwhile, Lights at Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja went off on Monday evening during Ghana's training ahead of the 2022 World Cup play-off second leg.

The Black Stars were at the venue for their official and mandatory training when the entire stadium experienced the blackout.

Ghana will face Nigeria on Tuesday at the same match venue in the return encounter of the World Cup with both countries seeking a spot to make an appearance in Qatar.

The Super Eagles were held the Black Stars to a goalless stalemate last Friday night at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi in the first leg of the crucial tie.

Ghana arrived in Abuja in the afternoon to fine tune their preparations for the decisive match with a full squad.