The Falconets will now have to battle impressive Spain on Thursday for place in the last-four of the U20 Women’s World Cup after they finished runners-up in their group.
Kick-off time Thursday is 2pm.
The Nigerians squeezed into the quarterfinals after a dramatic stoppage time leveler by Rasheedat Ajibade against China today.
They thus finished second in Group D with four points.
Spain, on the other hand, topped Group C with seven points in a group that also had the USA and Paraguay.
They have so far scored seven goals and let in three goals.
Commentators have tipped them as one of the championship contenders.