Yes, we did it!
Finally, Nigeria got on the medals table at the #RioOlympics2016, notching 23 bronze medals at once! Haha. ..we kidding. …but, we wished, just that we’ve been Dalungal for years, and medals don’t come by via magic or fasting…We want to rake in medals too na, beht, years of dalungazation wont allow us be great…Well, we present you a bronze-lining via the Football U-23 team, they beat Honduras to the Bronze this afternoon. Yeah, hurrah!
Led by a quite impressive John Mikel Obi, Nigeria claimed men’s football bronze at the Rio Olympics with an entertaining 3-2 win over Honduras in Belo Horizonte on Saturday to deny the Central Americans their first ever Olympic medal.
Two goals from Roma striker Sadiq Umar and namesake Aminu Umar’s fine finish early in the second-half put Nigeria 3-0 up.
Honduras battled until the end, though, as Anthony Lozano and Marcelo Pereira headed home in the final 20 minutes to set up a nervy finish for the 1996 gold medal winners.
Hosts Brazil are aiming for their first ever football gold medal in one of the most anticipated events of the Games against world champions Germany at Rio’s Maracana stadium.
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