Kigali: Super Eagles began their African Nations Championship on a bright note with a 4-1 win over Niger.
Chisom Chikatara scores a hat-trick, and Osas Okoro got a goal to ensure Nigeria win its first game.
FT: Nigeria 4-1 Niger
90 + 2' GOAL Chikatara scores for Nigeria to complete his hat-trick
90' Three minutes added time
88' Chikatara misses a chance for a hat-trick
87' Youssouf's header went over the bar
82' Nigeria 3-1 Niger
81' GOAL Chikatara scores another for Nigeria
80' GOAL Adebayor scores for Niger
75' Chikatara's goal comes via an Osas cross to put Nigeria two goals ahead
74' GOAL Chikatara scores
70' Nigeria sub: Ibenegbu off for Muhammed
66' Paraisso fails to utilise a golden opportunity
64' Niger sub: Salamoun off for Ganiyu
60' Chikatara brought down close to the edge of the box for a freekick to Nigeria
57' Adebayor was close to scoring for Niger, as Nigeria's Adeniji comes off for Chikatara
55' Nigeria 1-0 Niger
51' Niger sub: Paraiso on for Koudize
45' GOAL! Osas Okoro scores for Nigeria
Second half gets underway
HT: Nigeria 0-0 Niger.
45' One minute is added after the duration of first 45 minutes
44' Nigeria win a corner after Osas missed a chance on goal, but Niger GK was strong enough to save the corner kick
42' Youssouf missed a chance for Niger
40' Nigeria 0-0 Niger
39' Niger wins freekick but could not make anything good out of it.
38' Both sides still trying to break the deadlock
30' Nigeria 0-0 Niger
29' Niger's Garba caught off side
28' Nigeria in control of the ball at the moment.
14' Osas misses a good chance.
11' GK Ezenwa saves Niger's freekick.
9' Niger win a freekick as Alimi is booked.
6' Aggreh's cross went above the bar
1' Game kick off
Both teams take the National Anthems.
Teams now filing out on the pitch.
Nigeria play Niger in a Group C 2016 CHAN opener.
Venue is the Stade Regional Nyamirambo, Kigali
Time: 5pm Nigeria time