The Super Falcons are debutants at the 12th edition of the round-robin tournament which features 12-nation from four continents.
The Europeans got the game underway against the African champions at AEK Arena in Larnaca with the first half ending goalless and the African Champions reduced to 10-woman.
3 minutes into second half, Tor Nina Burger breaks the deadlock for Austria.
59 minutes on, the Nigerian senior women side conceded a second as Nicole Billa doubles the Europeans lead.
6 minutes later, the unrelenting Super Falcons pull one back after FC Barcelona forward, Asisat Oshoala fired home a fine pass from Anam Imo to make the scoreline 2-1.
But Laura Feiersinge restored the two-goal lead of the European side 72 minutes on. She scored off a fine corner kick from Elisabeth Mayr.
A woeful performance from the 10-woman African champions against the Dominik Thalhammer’s side.