Nigeria’s Falconets have shown their superiority over the Central African Republic with a comprehensive 7-0 drubbing in their FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Africa first round, first leg encounter in Douala on Saturday
From the blast of the whistle, the Nigerians overwhelmed their opponents when Mercy Idoko finished brilliantly to put Nigeria ahead at one of the stadia designated for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations – Stade Japoma de Douala.
Three minutes later, Idoko made good from the penalty spot to make it 2-0 as the Falconets stepped on the pedal, and in the 34th minute, winger Esther Onyenezide made it 3-0 as superiority told against the Central African Republic girls in the Douala sun. With the first half about to end,Joy Jerry increased the tally.
At the restart of the second half, Deborah Abiodun (78th minute), Taiwo Lawal (83rd minute) and Yena Adoo (one minute into time added-on) piled more misery on the central Africans as the game ended 7-0.
The return leg has now been scheduled for Wednesday, 6th October at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos.