- President Nana Akufo-Addo had a great celebration as the Black Stars qualified for the 2022 World Cup on his 78th birthday
- The Black Stars held Nigeria's Super Eagles to a 1-1 draw at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja to qualify for Qatar 2022
- The results brought excitement to the Jubilee House as presidential staffers mobbed the president with 'jama'
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There was massive jubilation at the Jubilee House as staff at the presidency celebrated the Black Stars' qualification to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Black Stars held much-fancied Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in Abuja. With the first leg in Kumasi ending 0-0, the Black Stars qualified for the World Cup on the away goal rule.
The senior national team's qualification coincided with the 78th birthday celebration of President Nana Akufo-Addo.
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Akufo-Addo who watched the game in his office was mobbed by a section of the staff at the Jubilee House after the final whistle.
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In a video that has just surfaced online, the workers were seen singing 'jama' and praising Akufo-Addo who was in the company of his vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
At a point, the 'jama' squad turned the song to a happy birthday chant amid smiles from the president.
Akufo-Addo calls Otto-Addo
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has congratulated the coach of the Black Stars for securing Ghana's place at the World Cup.
Coach Otto Addo received a phone call from the president of the republic after Ghana sealed Africa's first ticket to Qatar.
Nigerians invade pitch after match
Earlier, chaos erupted at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja after the World Cup qualifier play-off between the Black Stars and Nigeria.
Following the final whistle, angry Nigerian fans invaded the pitch not long after the Ghana squad began their celebrations.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, almost half of the fans in the stands were seen running onto the pitch.
It is not known what the crowd had wanted to do but their invasion of the pitch caused security personnel to fire tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd.
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