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.
11.55The teams are filing out to the Lankaran stadium, Lankaran, Azerbaijan. Temperature is 24 degrees.
11.58NationalNational anthem of both sides are recited. Both teams and spectators are excited
11.58Azerbaijan to kick off.
12.00The Nigerian coach three changes to the starting line up that played the last match.
12.00The match begins.
12.02Nigeria makes an early strike into the waiting hands of the Azerbaijan keeper, but to the excitement of the crowd.
12.04First corner of the game goes to Nigeria.
12.05GOOOOOOOOOOAL!!!!! Nigeria takes the lead.
12.06Ihezuo puts Nigeria ahead just 5 mins into the game
12.07Nigeria looking good at the moment, pushing hard on the Azerbaijan defence.
12.08GOOOOOOOOOOAAL!!! Nigeria scores again.
12.09Ayinde score at the 8th minute to give Nigeria a comfortable lead in the game.
12.10The Nigerian goal keeper hasn't touched the ball yet.
12.11Nigeria gets a second corner.
12.13Nigeria gets the third corner.
12.14Nigeria gets the fourth and fifth corner.
12.16Nigerian keeper touches the ball for the first time in the match.
12.20GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAL!!! Nigeria 3-0 Azerbaijan
12.21GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria score the fourth.
12.22Yakubu, the youngest player in the match scores Nigeria's fourth goal. The third goal was scored by Biahwo.
12.25GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAL!!!! Nigeria 5 -0 Azerbaijan ,
12.26Ayinde scores her second goal in to put Nigeria 5 goals ahead.
12.27Azerbaijan makes first attempt on the Nigerian goal post but the keeper deflects it into a corner kick.
12.28Nigeria had 7 attempts on goal and converted 5.
12.31Nigeria misses a chance to score the sixth.
12.32GOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria scores her sixth goal.
12.33Ihezuo score her second goal in the match putting Nigeria six goals ahead of Azerbaijan.
12.37GOOOOOOOOOOOOAAL!!! Nigeria 7-0 Azerbaijan
12.4012 Shots on target, 7 goals for Nigeria. 2 shots on target, no gaol for the host nation, Azerbaijan.
12.43Nigeria holding up the game as first half enters added minutes.
12.44Yakubu shots wide from the side of the post.
12.46First half ends. Nigeria 7-0 Azerbaijan
13.03Second half begin. Nigeria in a comfortable lead and pressing for more goals.
13.08The Azerbaijan side is coached by Sissy Raith, a German.
13.09Azerbaijan makes first change in the match as the coach restrategize.
13.10Nigeria continues to dominate the match 65% possession.
13.12GOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria score 8th goal in the match.
13.13Ihezuo score her fourth goal in the match to put Nigeria 8th goals ahead.
13.15The Lankaran stadium begins to empty as home fans abandon the match.
13.17Nigeria makes her first substitution in the game. Mabel Effiong goes off for Joy Bokori
13.21Yakub's shot is blocked by the Azerbaijan keeper denying the team its ninth goal.
13.23GOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria Scores ninth goal.
13.24Substitute Bokori score her first goal to put Nigeria in 9 goals lead.
13.25GOOOOOOOOAL!!! Nigeria score 10th goal.
13.26Ihezuo scores her 5th goal in the match. Nig 10-0 Aze
13.29Nigeria makes he second change to keep up pressure on the weakened Azerbaijan side.
13.29GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!!! Nigeria scores 11th goal.
13.31Nigeria makes her third substitution, Ebere Okoye goes off for Ihuoma Onyebuchi.
13.32Nigeria's coach is also the coach of Delta Queens.
13.34Nigeria 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.
13.35Baghirova gets the first yellow. Card of the match for foul on a Nigerian player.
13.44The Nigerian keeper is yet to touch the ball in this half. Meanwhile the players are pushing for the record 12th goal.
13.452 minutes added time.
13.46Bokiri misses a chance to score the record 12th goal for the Nigerian side.
13.48Full Time. NIGERIA 11-0 AZERBAIJAN
13.48Ihezuo was the highest scorer, scoring 5 goals in the match.
13.51Azerbaijan players in tears.