Ghana and Nigeria have been direct rivals in a lot of things. From food, music, movies and most importantly sports.
When we talk about football giants in Africa we can’t exclude Ghana and Nigeria. These two countries have been able to produce great football athletes. The likes of Abedi Pele, Tony Yeboah, Michael Essien, Robert Mensah, Baba Yara etc. and Jay-Jay Okocha, Stephen Keshi, Nwankwo Kanu, Celestine Babayaro, Mikel Obi etc. have been able to grace the Ghanaian and the Nigerian national teams’ respectively.
These legends went on to win silverware for their various national teams. They were a thorn in the flesh in their prime. But now that Ghana faces Nigeria in a world cup qualify fixture let’s take a look at their head to head.
HEAD TO HEAD
So Ghana and Nigeria have played a number of 56 games with Ghana winning 25 and Nigeria winning 12 out of the 56 fixtures. 19 of the matches ended as a draw. With 2 games at hand who do you think would add more wins to their tally?
Below are the views of some Ghanaian and Nigerian fans.