Nigeria’s Flying Eagles qualified for the 2019 African Youth Championship following a ruthless 5-0 rout of Mauritania.
Kano Pillars starlet Nazifi Yahaya was the hero as he grabbed a hat-trick in the one-sided game at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
Wasiu Alalade and Norway based midfielder Afeez Aremu were also on song for the Paul Aigbogun-tutored team.
The Flying Eagles finished 6-1 over two legs following a 1-1 first leg draw.
The 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations, which will take place in Niger, will be the 15th edition of the tournament.
The top four teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.
Zambia are the defending champions.