Odion Ighalo led the way with a hat-trick as Nigeria overpowered Libya 4-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr’s side had squeezed past Seychelles in their last outing, but there was no late drama in a one-sided affair in Uyo.

Ighalo enjoyed a slice of good fortunes to secure his treble as the Super Eagles go into their return leg in Sfax as second-best team in Group E.