Dream Team IV Qualifies For Rio 2016 Olympics

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Dream Team IV win bronze at All-African Games: Siasia's boys beat Congo

Nigeria qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympics

Nigeria’s Dream Team IV has automatically secured qualification to the football tournament of the Rio 2016 Olympics by qualifying for the finals of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympics

It is a great achievement for the team, whose preparations had been disrupted with the kidnapping of the mother of head coach, Samson Siasia.

READ: Samson Siasia’s Mum Regains Freedom From Kidnappers

Hosts Senegal had the opportunity to go ahead late in the first half with a penalty, but Nigerian goalkeeper Daniel Emmanuel dived well to save the ball.

With just a few minutes to go to the end of the game, Senegal’s Thione was sent off handling the ball in the area, and Nigerian captain Ogehnekaro Etebo scored to send Nigeria into the final.




Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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