Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles were imperious as they demolished host nation Seychelles 10-1 on the opening day of the 2015 African Beach Soccer Championship.
Emeka Ogbonna joined veterans Bartholomew Ibenegbu and Abu Azeez to weigh in with a brace each, while Captain Isiaka Olawale, Victor Tale, Taiwo Adams and Emmanuel Ohweferi scored one each.
It was the biggest win of the first three matches of the competition, as Senegal romped past Morocco 7-3 and Madagascar, impressive at last week’s COSAFA Beach Soccer Tournament, brushed aside Ghana 9-4.
The 2007 and 2009 champions soared into the lead 2-0 at the end of first period, and then increased this to 7-1 at the end of the second period, before coasting home in the final period.
Audu Adamu Ejo’s wards will take on Egypt in another Group A match on Wednesday afternoon.