Meet the two Nigerian stars who help Canada qualify for first world cup in 36 years

As Super Eagles of Nigeria wait for their clash against Ghana to determine whether they will be in 2022 world cup in Qatar, two Nigerian stars have helped Canada to secured their place in Qatar.

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau took to his Twitter account to announce the good news and said “That’s what I’m talking about! Congratulations to the Canada men’s national soccer team – taking us to the World Cup for the first time in 36 years. #CANMNT”CanadaTwo Nigerians who took a great part in the Canada quest to be in the world cup in Qatar are Sam Adekugbe and Ike Ugbo.

Ike in 2021 had switched to play for Nigeria but he changed his mind barely two months after and backed to play for Canada. The decision has yielded a good result for him as he will be going for his first world cup with Canada.

Adekugbe has become a strong member of the Canadian squad and has become goals scoring left full-back. He got important goals against the United States of America and Mexico. He play his club football in Turkey, with Turkish Super League side, Hatayspor.

Canada booked their place in FIFA world cup in Qatar after beating Jamaica 4-0 on Sunday. They have qualified for their first world cup in 36 years.

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