FIFA U-17 Female World Cup: Nigeria beat Azerbaijan 11-0

Nigeria under 17 female team

Nigeria Under 17 female soccer team, the Flamingoes, pummelled their Group A opponents, Azerbaijan 11-0, in their second group match in the ongoing FIFA U-17 female world cup, in a match that saw the Nigerian side equal the world record number of goals ever scored in a FIFA female competition.

The Nigerian side opened scoring in the 5th minute with a goal from Ihezuo. Subsequently the team scored seven goals in the first half.

At the end of the match, Ihezuo emerged highest goal score, scoring five gaols in the match.

The team equalled the record set by South Korea against Gambia in the same competition.

Read the live updates of the match below.

11.55

The teams are filing out to the Lankaran stadium, Lankaran, Azerbaijan.  Temperature is 24 degrees.

11.58

NationalNational anthem of both sides are recited. Both teams and spectators are excited

11.58

Azerbaijan to kick off.

12.00

The Nigerian coach three changes to the starting line up that played the last match.

12.00

The match begins.

12.02

Nigeria makes an early strike into the waiting hands of the Azerbaijan keeper, but to the excitement of the crowd.

12.04

First corner of the game goes to Nigeria.

12.05

GOOOOOOOOOOAL!!!!! Nigeria takes the lead.

12.06

Ihezuo puts Nigeria ahead  just 5 mins into the game

12.07

Nigeria looking good at the moment, pushing hard on the Azerbaijan defence.

12.08

GOOOOOOOOOOAAL!!! Nigeria scores again.

12.09

Ayinde score at the 8th minute to give Nigeria a comfortable lead in the game.

12.10

The Nigerian goal keeper hasn't touched the ball yet.

12.11

Nigeria gets a second corner.

12.13

Nigeria gets the third corner.

12.14

Nigeria gets the fourth and fifth corner.

12.16

Nigerian keeper touches the ball for the first time in the match.

12.20

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAL!!! Nigeria 3-0 Azerbaijan

12.21

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria score the fourth.

12.22

Yakubu, the youngest player in the match scores Nigeria's fourth goal. The third goal was scored by Biahwo.

12.25

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAL!!!!  Nigeria 5 -0 Azerbaijan ,

12.26

Ayinde scores her second goal in to put Nigeria 5 goals ahead.

12.27

Azerbaijan makes first attempt on the Nigerian goal post but the keeper deflects it into a corner kick.

12.28

Nigeria had 7 attempts on goal and converted 5.

12.31

Nigeria misses a chance to score the sixth.

12.32

GOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria scores her sixth goal.

12.33

Ihezuo score her second goal in the match putting Nigeria six goals ahead of Azerbaijan.

12.37

GOOOOOOOOOOOOAAL!!! Nigeria 7-0 Azerbaijan

12.40

12 Shots on target, 7 goals for Nigeria. 2 shots on target, no gaol for the host nation, Azerbaijan.

12.43

Nigeria holding up the game as first half enters added minutes.

12.44

Yakubu shots wide from the side of the post.

12.46

First half ends. Nigeria 7-0 Azerbaijan

13.03

Second half begin. Nigeria in a comfortable lead and pressing for more goals.

13.08

The Azerbaijan side is coached by Sissy Raith, a German.

13.09

Azerbaijan makes first change in the match as the coach restrategize.

13.10

Nigeria continues to dominate the match 65% possession.

13.12

GOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria score 8th goal in the match.

13.13

Ihezuo score her fourth goal in the match to put Nigeria 8th goals ahead.

13.15

The Lankaran stadium begins to empty as home fans abandon the match.

13.17

Nigeria makes her first substitution in the game. Mabel Effiong goes off for Joy Bokori

13.21

Yakub's shot is blocked  by the Azerbaijan keeper denying the team its ninth goal.

13.23

GOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria Scores ninth goal.

13.24

Substitute Bokori score her first goal to put Nigeria in 9 goals lead.

13.25

GOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria score 10th goal.

13.26

Ihezuo scores her 5th goal in the match. Nig 10-0 Aze

13.29

Nigeria makes he second change to keep up pressure on the weakened Azerbaijan side.

13.29

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!!! Nigeria scores 11th goal.

13.31

Nigeria makes her third substitution, Ebere Okoye goes off for Ihuoma Onyebuchi.

13.32

Nigeria's coach is also the coach of Delta Queens.

13.34

Nigeria has equalled the record in FIFA female football competition in number of goals scored in a match. The team is pressing to set a new world record.

13.35

Baghirova gets the first yellow. Card of the match for foul on a Nigerian player.

13.44

The Nigerian keeper is yet to touch the ball in this half. Meanwhile the players are pushing for the record 12th goal.

13.45

2 minutes added time.

13.46

Bokiri misses a chance to score the record 12th goal for the Nigerian side.

13.48

Full Time. NIGERIA 11-0 AZERBAIJAN

13.48

Ihezuo was the highest scorer, scoring 5 goals in the match.

13.51

Azerbaijan players in tears.
  • Innocent

    Go Nigeria! score them 15.