Super Falcons were today comfortable 5-0 winners at home against Cape Verde in a final playoff for a place at next year’s WAFCON.
Uchenna Kanu and Esther Okoronkwo netted a brace each with Spain-based Monday Gift also getting among the goals in a one-sided contest.
USA-based defensive midfielder Deborah Abiodun was the outstanding player as Nigeria handed Cape Verde their biggest defeat.
She was all over the place, superb on the ball and played with supreme confidence,
The Falcons were without several key players including Barcelona Femeni star Asisat Oshoala.
The return leg will be played in Cape Verde Tuesday with the overall winners advancing to the WAFCON to be staged next year in Morocco.