Dream Team Win First Medal For Nigeria In Rio
The Dream Team VI on Saturday won Nigeria’s only medal at the Rio Olympics.
The football team, led by John Mikel, defeated hard-fighting Honduras 3 – 2 to clinch the bronze medal at the Olympic Games.
Sadiq Umar scored a brace with Aminu Umar also getting on the score sheet before the Central Americans fought back to take the game to 3-2.
They were earlier denied a place in the finals when they lost 2 – 0 to Germany while Brazil also beat Honduras 6 – 0.
The African Champions have so far, won three medals in their Olympics history.
They won gold in Atlanta 1996, Silver in Beijing 2008 and now have a bronze medal in Rio 2016.