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    Sports Nigeria Players, Officials Yet to Get Allowances Days After Rio Olympics

    Players and officials of the Nigeria Olympic Eagles are yet to receive their remaining allowances after winning bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Nigeria U-23 side last Saturday, August 20 beat Honduras in the third-place match to win football bronze at Rio 2016. The team coach...
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    Sports NFF Reacts to ‘Hijack’ of Japanese Doctor’s Money

    Nigeria Football Federation has reacted to report making rounds that the federation attempted to hijack a donation from Japanese doctor. NFF President Amaju Pinnick blasted former goalkeeper Peterside Idah for a mischievous post on his tweeter handle before the match, suggesting the...
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    Sports Why We Lost to Germany – Mikel

    Nigeria U-23 skipper, Mikel Obi, has admitted that his team mates didn’t play well in Wednesday’s Olympics football semifinal clash against Germany in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This he attributed as reason for their loss. Mikel With the Nigerians missing the services of two key players in the...
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    Sports I Won’t Return to Chelsea Without Olympic Gold - Mikel

    Chelsea player and Nigeria's Olympics team captain, John Obi Mikel he does not want to return to Chelsea, his club, without an Olympic Games gold medal. Mikel, one of the three overage players vowed to delay his return to his English Premier League side after helping Nigeria to reach men’s...
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    Sports Nigeria U-23 Team Threatens to Boycott Quarter Final Match Against Denmark

    Nigeria U-23 Olympic team have reportedly shunned training and threatened to boycott tomorrow’s quarter-final match against Denmark unless they are paid the balance of their allowances in Brazil. The team who topped Group B despite going down 2-0 to Colombia Wednesday are following in the...
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    Sports Why We Lost to Colombia – Siasia

    Samson Siasia, the Dream Team IV coach, admitted that some five major changes to his original team line up, failed to stop the Colombians from running away with a 0-2 defeat to his team. He spoke at a news conference after the Group B match, played at the Corinthians Arena Stadium, Sao...
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    Sports Dalung Lied, He Did Not Visit Us in Atlanta – Dream Team VI

    Members of the Nigeria Olympic football team said they have accepted the apology of the Youth and Sports Development Minister, Solomon Dalung for their traumatizing experience in Atlanta, USA. However, they said Dalung never visited the team in Atlanta where he reportedly asked team captain...
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    Sports Hours to First Match, Nigeria’s U-23 Team Still Stranded in Atlanta [VANGUARD]

    The U-23 Olympic football team were still stranded in Atlanta lastnight after last minute efforts to pay for a chartered flight failed, Vanguard reports. The Nigerian team will play Japan in their first match today in Manaus which will be early morning on Friday in Nigeria. The flight from...
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    Sports Stranded Dream Team VI Finally Leave Atlanta for Rio

    After two cancellations of travelling arrangements, the national U-23 team left Atlanta after about four weeks of training tour in preparation for the 31st Olympiad which opens on Friday in Rio, Brazil. The players and officials left Atlanta Tuesday afternoon (evening time Nigeria) after...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: Siasia Appoints Mikel as Dream Team VI Captain

    Nigeria’s U-23 team coach, Samson Siasia, has appointed Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi, as captain of the team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Nigeria, who are seeking their second Olympic gold, will begin their campaign in Group B against Japan on August 4. Mikel took over from Azubuike...
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    Sports Disgrace Looms as Siasia’s Players Plan to Strike in Rio

    Unless there is a change of fortune in the camp of the Rio Olympics-bound U-23 team, international disgrace awaits Nigeria in Brazil. The Nigeria U-23 Olympic team that have been camping in Atlanta, USA are not in the best of moods to produce the desired performance that can guarantee the...
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    Sports Siasia Names 2 Overage Players for Rio Olympics

    Reports from Goal.com gathered through a reliable source from the Nigeria Football Federation claims that coach Samson Siasia opted for two senior players instead of the mandatory three as competition kicks off next month in Brazil. John Obi Mikel and Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi...
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    Sports Nigeria U-20 Defeat Olympic Team in 7-goal Thriller

    Nigeria's U23 national team suffered a 4-3 defeat against their U20 counterparts in Saturday’s friendly match played at the National Stadium, Abuja. Orji Okonkwo's brace plus Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Oshimen strikes helped Emmanuel Amuneke's lads overcome the Olympics team despite strikes...
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