#JollofDerby: The Head to Head records between Black Stars and Super Eagles ahead of crunch tie

Fierce rivals, Black Stars of Ghana and Nigeria will lock horns in the playoff stage of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

The two nations will play the first leg at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana before the return leg in Abuja on March 29.

The duo hold a long history of rivalry, banter, friendship and love from all angles including football.

The buildup to the game has been a hot one with the various off-pitch tactics.

The official squad list for Team Ghana was not released until last Monday. The Super Eagles have also resorted to online and personal trolls which the Black Stars have also been active in.

However, aside all these, what does the figures say between the two football nations?

In this article, we bring you the head to head of both sides;

The two nations have met 56 times across all competitions.

Ghana has won 25 times while Nigeria have recorded 12 wins with the game ending in a stalemate 19 times.

The last time the two teams met was in 2011 in a 0-0 International Friendly.

Last five matches between Ghana and Nigeria;

  • 2011/10/11: Ghana 0-0 Nigeria – International Friendly
  • 2010/01/28: Ghana 1-0 Nigeria – CAF Africa Cup of Nations
  • 2008/02/03: Ghana 2-1 Nigeria – CAF Africa Cup of Nations
  • 2007/02/06: Ghana 4-1 Nigeria – International Club Friendly
  • 2006/01/23: Nigeria 1-0 Ghana – CAF Africa Cup of Nations
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