Tag: Dream Team

Delayed Flight, Wrong National Anthem, Discouraged By Gov’t -Nigerian Team Soar, Beat Japan 5-4 At The Olympics

Things weren’t going well for the Nigerian football team when they were stuck in Atlanta, in the US, a day before they were due to play Japan in their first Olympic match. They eventually arrived in Manaus, northern Brazil, just six hours before kick off, the New York Times reports.[Read More…]

“Buhari Is Proud of You” – Minister Dalung Hails Dream Team After Win

Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has hailed the U-23 team, for their victory against Japan, on their first Group B fixture of men’s football at the 2016 Olympics. Despite arriving Manaus barely seven hours before the game, Samson Siasia’s boys put up a fine performance, to defeat the Asian champions.[Read More…]