• Nigeria equal East Germany, Hungary and Serbia Olympic record

    Nigeria equal East Germany, Hungary and Serbia Olympic record

    The Dream Team VI now boast of all the medals in the men’s football event – same as the European countries.

    Nigeria may have won the bronze medal of the Rio Olympic Games, but they also equaled a record set by Hungary, East Germany and Serbia in 1972, 1976 and 1984 respectively.

    Samson Siasia’s side sealed a 3-2 victory over Honduras in the third place encounter played in Belo Horizonte, after missing out of the final after a 2-0 defeat to Germany.

    But […]

  • Nigeria defeats Honduras, wins 2016 Olympic men’s football bronze medal

    Nigeria defeats Honduras, wins 2016 Olympic men’s football bronze medal

    Nigeria dominated the first hour of their 2016 Olympics men’s football tournament bronze medal match against Honduras to run out a three goal lead, and then had just enough left in the tank to hold off a fierce Hondruas fightback in the last 20 minutes to win the match 3-2 and capture Olympics bronze.

    The match got off to an exciting start, with much of the first half played at high pace and with great intensity from both teams. Honduras were […]

  • Neymar & Gabriel Jesus fire Brazil into Olympic final

    Neymar & Gabriel Jesus fire Brazil into Olympic final

    The Selecao are one win away from their first-ever football gold medal after comfortably beating Honduras at the Maracana.

    Neymar and Gabriel Jesus inspired Brazil as they beat Honduras 6-0 to reach the final of the Rio 2016 men’s football tournament, with Rogerio Micale’s men now just one win away from the country’s first-ever gold medal in the sport.

    The hosts endured a difficult start to the tournament as they were held to goalless draws by South Africa and Iraq, but have […]