Nigeria’s Super Falcons got their Africa Women’s Cup of Nations campaign (AWCON) back on track with a resounding 4-0 victory over Zambia on Wednesday.
Thomas Dennerby’s ladies suffered a disappointing 1-0 defeat to South Africa in the opening round of fixtures.
The reigning champions needed a strong outing against the Shipolopolo at the Cape Coast Stadium to stand any chance of reaching the last four.
And they did so in an emphatic manner.
Despite missing a glut of goalscoring opportunities, the Falcons still managed to bury four – one in the first half and the rest in the second.
Desire Oparanozie, Francisca Ordega, Rasheedat Ajibade and Amarachi Okoronkwo got the goals for the Nigerians.
The result is a repeat of the last time both sides clashed in 2014.
Next up for the Falcons is a date with Equatorial Guinea who received a 5-1 bashing from Zambia.