South Africa took third place at the Africa Cup of Nations finals as they edged the Democratic Republic of Congo 6-5 on penalties following a goalless draw.
Stanley Nwabali saved two penalties in the decisive shootout to guide Nigeria to a 4-2 shootout victory over South Africa.
South Africa caused an upset by beating Morocco as Mali proved too good for Burkina Faso to secure their place in the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jamaica, Morocco and South Africa all qualified for the last 16 of the Women's World Cup for the first time. Now, the former two face their knockout fixtures.
Jill Roord scored her fourth goal of the Women's World Cup as the Netherlands marched into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over South Africa in Sydney.
Thembi Kgatlana scored a last-gasp winner to give South Africa their first ever Women's World Cup win with a 3-2 victory over Italy that sent them through to the last 16.