• Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Despite being in the international media for the wrong reason of a serially-delayed flight that could have led to missing their opening match of the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Nigerian Dream Team VI put up a spirited display to defeat Japan 5-4 in Manaus Friday morning.

    Nigeria went ahead in the seventh minute, after good work by Imoh Ezekiel on the right flank saw him carve out space to fire a left-footed shot that goalkeeper Masatoshi Kushibiki could only parry onto […]