Zambia have been booted out of the 2015 CAF U17 Cup.
Junior Chipolopolo lost 3-1 in their final Group A match to two-time champions Nigeria to bow out in the preliminary round of their debut tournament appearance.
Victor Osimhen and Kelechi Nwakali put 2-0 into the break with goals in the 36th and 45th minutes respectively.
Osimhen completed his brace in the 48th before Patson Daka scored Zambia’s consolation and his second of the tournament in the 6st minute.
Zambia finished third on 3 points, one behind second placed Guinea who lost 2-1 to Niger but still advanced.
Nigeria advanced to the semifinals top of the pool on 7 points.