‘Super Chickens’: Nigerians, Ghanaians troll Super Eagles after failing to qualify for 2022 World Cup

The Super Eagles of Nigeria (File photo)

Jesusegun Alagbe

Nigerians and Ghanaians on social media trolled the Super Eagles after they failed to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar following their 1:1 draw with the Black Stars of Ghana on Tuesday evening.

Ghana qualified on the competition’s away goal advantage after holding the Super Eagles to a goalless affair after last Friday’s match at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana.

Nigeria hosted arch-rivals Ghana in the second leg of the 2022 World Cup playoff on Tuesday at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.


Nigeria failed to win their match against Ghana in Abuja on Tuesday to be able to qualify for the World Cup.

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A Qatar ticket would have been the country’s fourth successive appearance at the global tournament.

Football pundits and fans blamed the Super Eagles’ lack of enthusiasm for the draw with the Black Stars.

On Twitter, both Nigerians and Ghanaians are trolling the Super Eagles under the hashtag #SuperChickens.

Ghanaian politician Sam ‘Dzata’ George wrote: “Whilst we watch the Black Stars of Ghana in Qatar, dear Nigerians, you can watch the Super Chickens in a witchcraft movie on Netflix.”

Ghanaian filmmaker Malik Ofori expressed delight at the Super Eagles’ loss.


Actor John Dumelo also got the chance to ridicule the Nigeria team.

Apparently angry at the result of the game, Nigerians are also trolling the Super Eagles.

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The 2022 World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar, will be played across eight stadiums between November and December.