Chinaza Uchendu on target as Braga crush Boavista

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The Super Falcons forward was impressive as her side pummeled Boavista in the Portuguese women's top-flight encounter

Nigeria international Chinaza Uchendu was on target as leaders Braga pummelled Boavista 8-0  in a Portuguese Women's League contest.

Uchendu scored her sixth goal of the season and also provided an assist as Miquel Santos' side maintained their pursuit for the league diadem this season.

Daniuska opened the scoring for Braga in the 22nd minute and Vanessa Marques doubled the lead seven minutes later.

Francisca Cardoso and Babi increased the tally to four for Braga three minutes into the half time at the Campo de Treinos do Estádio do Bessa XXI.

Nigeria's Uchendu extended the visitors' goal advantage to five two minutes after the restart and Cardoso with her second of the game made it six in the 57th minute.

Ruthless Santos' ladies further put the match beyond the hosts when Marques scored her second and third of the match in the 59th and 62nd minute to complete the massacre.

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The healthy win keeps Braga at the summit of the log with 52 points - three above closest challengers Sporting after 18 games this season.

Braga will hope to repeat the good form when they take on Benfica in the Portuguese Women's Cup semi-final, first leg tie at the Estádio Da Tapadinha on Sunday.