The U-17 girls national team, Flamingos, on Friday reached the final round of the African qualification series for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup finals, after a 5-0 defeat of Namibia’s Baby Gladiators in Windhoek.
Friday’s result at the Sam Nujoma Stadium tallied to a 9-0 aggregate win for Nigeria. A brace by Rasheedat Ajibade and one each by Peace Efih and Cynthia Aku ensured a 4-0 win for the Flamingos in the first leg in Abuja.
In Windhoek, defender Patience Dike took Nigeria’s overall tally to five goals after only six minutes, and Cynthia Aku made it 6-0 on aggregate with eight minutes to half time.
Aku made it 3-0 on the day in the 55th minute, and skipper Rasheedat Ajibade scored her third of the fixture in the 70th minute.
Substitute Yetunde Fajobi made it 5-0 with six minutes to the end, sending the Flamingos, 2014 World Cup quarter –finalists, comfortably into the final round, where they play South Africa over two legs in March.