Nigeria’s Falconets defeated South Africa 3-0 in their first Group B game in the women’s football event of the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco on Saturday.
Captain Gift Monday opened scoring in the fifth minute, before Zainab Olapade doubled their lead on 41 minutes.
In the 64th minute, Cynthia Aku made sure of the win when she made it 3-0 to the Nigerian team.
The team will next face Cameroon on August 21.
The men’s team also in the football event were forced to a 1-1 result by Burkina Faso on Friday.