Nigeria thrashed Guatemala 5-0 at the Under-20 World Cup on Sunday with Edafe Egbedi scoring twice.

Egbedi struck in the eighth and 39th minutes in the Group D match.

Nigeria, one of the favorites, piled it on after the break with Abdul Ajagun scoring in the 47th, Olarenwaju Kayode adding another in the 53rd and Ahmed Musa hitting the final goal in the 76th.

This is Nigeria's eighth appearance in the tournament. The west African team is still searching for its first title.

On Wednesday, Nigeria faces Croatia and Guatemala is up against Saudi Arabia.