Calvin Bassey step in for Saidu Zanusi at the left-back, Ademola Lookman start his first game in the green and white colors, Dennis Emmanuel came breaks into the starting lineup, and Frank Onyeka was preferred over Innocent Bonke.
Other players who featured in the first leg were retained. Leon Balogun, Troost Ekong, Ola Aina, Joel Aribo, Victor Osimhen, and Francis Uzoho.
Captain Fantastic Troost Ekong rescued the horrendous situation to 1-1 just after 21 minutes to neutralize Thomas Partey’s thunderous 10th-minute strike.
Shehu Abdullahi and Simon Moses replaced Frank Onyeka and Ademola Lookman at 46 and 61 minutes respectively. While Ghana made three changes at a spot.
Despite the introduction of Idion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, and Sadiq Umar from the 78th minute. Nigeria still couldn’t get over the resilient Black Stars.
Ghana advances to World Cup with CAF away goal rule.