Nigeria romped to victory at the Moulay Hassan FUS, Rabat Stadium. A goal in the first half by Ifeoma Onumonu and another by substitute Christy Ucheibe a few minutes into the second half saw the nine time champions earn their first three points.
The Super Falcons clearly did enough to get a 2-0 win that moves them up to the second spot in Group C with three points ahead of Sunday’s final group game against Burundi. Table-toppers South Africa already qualified for the next round with two consecutive wins and will face Bostwana also on Sunday.
Bayana Bayana of South Africa qualified for the quarter-finals after defeating Burundi 3-1 in their second Group C game on Thursday.