By James Agberebi:
The Super Eagles are almost certain to face Swaziland who thrashed hosts Djibouti 6-0 in the first leg, first round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Friday.
The winners of the two-legged tie will face the Super Eagles in the next round of the qualifiers.
At the Stade El Hadj Hassan Gouled, Djibouti, Mthunzi Mkhontfo put the visitors ahead in the 45th minute.
Sabelo Ndzinisa made it 2-0 on 65 minutes. Then in the 74th minute, Muzi Dlamini added a third for Swaziland.
Sandile Hlatjwako got on the score sheet in the 77th minute to make it 4-0.
Two more goals in the 83rd and 85th minutes by Tony Tsabedze and Mcolisi Lukhele respectively completed the rout for the visitors.
The return leg comes up on Tuesday in Swaziland.