Nigeria emerged as champions of 2021 Turkish Women’s Cup by annihilating Equatorial Guinea 9-0 in Antalya on Tuesday morning.
Asisat Oshoala scored a hat-trick with Glory Ogbonna, Uchenna Kanu, Adule Charity and Toni Payne netting as the Super Falcons were 7-0 up in the opening 43 minutes.
Monday Gift also scored before Oshoala grabbed a double brace.
Nigeria could have had more had they not wasted a host of chances in a desperately one-sided game.
The Super Falcons became the first African team to win the tournament after picking nine points in three matches.
Two-time African champions Equatorial Guinea were able to stem the tide for 9 minutes.
Ex Pelican Stars winger Uchenna Kanu provided the assist for Ogbonna as the Falcons raced in front.
Some minutes Sevilla playmaker Payne earned a Penalty with was converted by Oshoala.
The Barcelona star once again showed quality with another goal for her brace.
Four minutes before the half hour, defender Chidinma Okeke set up Oshoala who notched her hat trick.
Livewire Payne continued to be pain in the neck of the opposition. Her superb pass was well converted by Kanu who made it 5-0.
It was 6-0 in the 38th minute. Former BIIK Kazygurt and Bayelsa Queens winger Adule headed home Ogbonna’s beautiful cross.
After providing assists for her teammates, Payne finally scored her first goal in the colours of the nine-time African champions as she fired past Goalkeeper Emiliana Nchama Ndong from distance to increase the tally.
Gift and Oshoala scored after the break as the Falcons completed the rout in Antalya.
The competition is also known as Alanya Gold City Cup, as the tournament is held at the Gold City in Alanya, Turkey.