Saturday, 6 February 2016

Today mark 9 years, when Ghana defeat Nigeria by 4-1,the first time since 1960 in an international friendly

In 6th February, 2007 Ghana scored The super eagles of Nigeria to ended a 15-years win less streak against Nigeria. The Black stars defeat Nigeria 4-1, in an international friendly match at Griffin Park In London on that faithful day.

The goals from both parties come in the second half of the of the match.Ghanaian star player Laryer Kindston scored just after 5 minute of second half and sparked further tallies by left footer Sulley Muntari  after 2 minutes of the second goal and 6 minutes later star striker Emmanuel Junior Agogo scored the third goal for the Black stars.

Super Eagles full back Taiwo pulled one back for the Eagles  in the 65th minutes of the match through a penalty kick, before substitute, Joe Tex Frimpong added a final goal in the 74 minute for the Black stars of Ghana, making it the biggest win over it's west African counterpart since the year 1960.

Claude Le Roy was interviewed and he said ''I think there's a good future for the team,''. ''I am very proud to be in charge.'' He said.

The match was the last match for Nigerian coach Austin Eguavoen, who was later replaced by  Veteran German coach Berti Vogts.

This was the most momentous friendly ever  match ever to have been played at a third-tier ground in a natural country. Ghana, who will host the next year's African Cup of Nations, have installed themselves as favorites after thrashing the team reckoned by FIFA to be the strongest on the continent in a match of brilliant, breathless and occasionally lawless excitement.

The super eagles of Nigeria however had a few novel idear about how to avoid defeat, the first of which was simply not turning up. They arrived only moments before the scheduled kick-off, which was then delayed by half an hour.

The Black star line up was as follow: goalkeeper, Richard Kingston, Defenders: Hans Adu Sapei, Habib Mohammed( John Painstsil 45), Shilla Illiasu, John Mensah, captain Stephen Appiah ( Eric Addo 82), Micheal Essien (Francis Dikoh,), Laryer Kingston (Derek Asamoah), Sulley Muntari, Junior Agogo (Asamoah Frimpong, 75), and Asamoah Gyan.

Vincent Enyeama, Taye Taiwo, Joseph Yobo, Obinna Nwaneri, Christian Obodo, George Abbey, John Utaka, Seyi Olofinjana (Aeyegbeni Yakubu) Osaze Odemwinge, Adoyele Makinwa(Julius Aghahowa 34) and John Obi Mikel.

souce pulse ghana.

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