Video From Black Stars Dressing Room Pops Up After Nigerian Fans Invaded Pitch

Video From Black Stars Dressing Room Pops Up After Nigerian Fans Invaded Pitch

  • The Black Stars jubilated massively in their dressing room after they pipped Nigeria to the 2022 World Cup slot
  • The Black Stars held the Super Eagles to a 1-1 draw at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja to qualify for Qatar 2022 on the away-goal rule
  • Rampaging Nigerian fans invaded the pitch during celebrations after the game ended but that did not stop the Black Stars' jubilation

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A video has popped up showing players of the Black Stars in their dressing after their game against Nigeria at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

The 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.

Black Stars jubilation
There was a massive celebration in the Balck Strs' dressing room Photo source: @sweet_maame_adwoa
Source: Instagram

Thomas Partey scores for Ghana

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Ghana took an early lead through a powerful strike from Thomas Partey from outside Nigeria's penalty area in the 10th minute.

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The Arsenal midfielder received a pass at the edge of the box and unleashed a shot that went under Nigeria's goalkeeper Francis Uzoho.

Nigeria equalise through a penalty

For the next 10 minutes after Partey's, it was all pressure from the Nigerians who bombarded the goal area of the Black Stars.

Their pressure yielded results in the 22nd minute when they equalised through their captain William Troost-Ekong.

Nigerian fans invade pitch

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.

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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.

Celebrations continue in dressing room

While their celebration was cut short by the rampaging fans, they took it into the dressing, their latest video indicates.

In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh, all the players were seen shouting in excitement. Many of them had their phones out to take selfies.

From all indications in the video, no harm had been done to any of Ghana's players of coaching staff.

Akufo-Addo mobbed over Black Stars' triumph

Meanwhile, 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.

President 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.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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