Ghana, Nigeria draw 0-0 in friendly in England
Nigeria and Ghana failed to find a cutting edge as the African
rivals fluffed a series of chances in a 0-0 draw in an
international friendly on Tuesday.
Nigeria striker Ideye Brown came closest to breaking the
deadlock just before halftime, smashing a shot from 20 yards
(meters) against the bar with Ghana goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey well
Ikechukwu Uche and Obinna Nsofor also squandered opportunities
for Nigeria after the team weathered early pressure from Ghana,
which reached the World Cup quarterfinals last year.
Albert Adomah sent a volley just over the bar before Prince
Tagoe drew two smart saves from Nigeria goalkeeper Austine
Ghana substitute Asamoah Gyan headed over one of the best
openings in the second half.