Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, netted a hat-trick as the Super Eagles crushed Sao Tome and Principe 6-0 in their final Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture on Sunday.
Osimhen opened the scoring in the 13th minute, before Ademola Lookman made it 2-0 before the break.
Taiwo Awoniyi, made sure that the three-time African champions continued where they left off in the second half as he found the back of the net in the 53rd minute.
Osimhen grabbed his brace through a penalty in the 70th minute before completing his hat-trick 10 minutes later. He has now scored seven goals against Sao Tome in two group games. Samuel Chukwueze’s 84th minute-goal sealed Nigeria’s emphatic win on the day.
The three-time Afcon winners are guaranteed a finish at the summit of Group A as they wrapped up their qualification campaign with 15 points. Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone are set to meet on Monday as Bissau have already qualified with 10 points while their opponents sit on five.