Ike Uche, Mikel Obi and Emenike all scored to give Nigeria a 5-0 victory
The Super Eagles of Nigeria, Tuesday evening, turned on style as they secured a confidence boosting 5-0 win over a Portuguese second division side, Farense, in a test match played in Faro, Portugal.
Spain based Ikechukwu Uche sent warning signals to the other 15 African teams on parade at the Nations Cup as he grabbed a heart-warming hat-trick in the game which is the last test match for Nigeria before going to South Africa
Mikel scored the first goal for Nigeria with just five minutes into the game as he converted a spot kick gifted after teammate Efe Ambrose was brought down in the vital area.
There were no more goals in the first half with the Eagles taking just a slim advantage to the break.
Coach Stephen Keshi then made 8 changes pulling the likes of Mikel and Vincent Enyeama and then brought his lethal striker Ike Uche who did not disappoint with three goals coming off his boots.
Russia based striker Emmanuel Emenike completed the routing scoring the fifth goal in the last minute of the friendly played behind closed doors.
The Eagles will be heading to South Africa Wednesday and are expected to touch down in South Africa on Thursday as they will be travelling via Paris, France.