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Olympic Eagles Land In Lagos After Rio Bronze

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The Nigeria U-23 team arrived in Lagos on Monday night from Brazil, where they participated in the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympics, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The team won the bronze medal after beating Honduras 3-2 in the ...

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We Wont Return $390,000 Donation – Mikel Insists

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Rio Olympic bronze winning team led by Chelsea star, Mikel Obi are heading a collision course over the $390,000 donated to them by a Japanese fan. On Saturday, the NFF issued a statement ...

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Chelsea Celebrate Mikel’s Rio 2016 Bronze Medal

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English Premier League club Chelsea have celebrated with their midfielder, Mikel Obi, who captained Nigeria U-23s to win bronze in the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Complete Sports Nigeria. Mikel was instrumental in Nigeria’s nail-biting 3-2 ...

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Troost-Ekong Focuses On Bronze After Germany Defeat

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Nigeria U-23s defender, William Troost-Ekong, has stated that they will do everything possible to pick the bronze medal in Saturday’s third place match against Honduras, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The U-23 Eagles lost 2-0 to Germany in the semi-final on Wednesday. Reacting to ...

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Germany End Olympic Eagles’ Rio Gold Dreams

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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles’ dreams of winning the men’s football gold medal here at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were ended on Wednesday after a 2-0 defeat to Germany at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. Lukas ...

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Sports Ministry Refunds Mikel’s $4,600

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The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has refunded the $4,600 paid for the team in São Paulo on their way to Salvador by the Dream Team’s captain, Mikel Obi. The ministry also assured players and officials of the team ...

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Etebo Injured As Olympic Eagles Fall To Colombia

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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles lost their first match at Rio 2016 on Wednesday night/Thursday morning to Colombia but still topped Group B with six points, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The Nigerians will also be sweating over the fitness of main man ...

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Mikel: Olympic Eagles One Step Closer To Gold

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Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi believes the Nigeria U-23s are a step closer to clinching another gold medal after sealing a quarter-final berth at the 2016 Rio Olympics football event, Completesportsigeria.com reports. The Chelsea star who starred for the Olympic ...

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Siasia: How My Tired Boys Defeated Japan

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Head Coach of Nigeria U-23 Eagles, Samson Siasia, has said that his players’ unflinching fighting spirit contributed to Nigeria’s  5-4 win against Japan in their first Group B match of the 2016 Olympics early Friday Morning (Nigerian time), Complete Sports Nigeria reports. Siasia and his ...

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U-23 Eagles To Wear New Nigeria Nike Jerseys In Rio

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Nigeria U-23s will have the privilege to be the first of the country’s national teams to don the new Nike Football kits which were unveiled on Tuesday when they take on Japan on Thursday at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The ...

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Liverpool Order Awoniyi Out Of U-23 Camp

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Taiwo Awoniyi has confirmed that he will not be spending the 2016-2017 campaign at Liverpool, and has departed the Nigeria U-23s get-together in Atlanta to seal a loan move to an unnamed European club. With the departure of the Imperial ...

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Iwobi Eager To Become Better Arsenal Player

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Arsenal’s Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi is hoping to surpass his first season achievements with the Gunners in the coming English Premier League season, Complete Sports Nigeria  reports. The Nigerian international  scored two goals and provided two assists in 13 games for ...

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Mikel Obi Joins Nigeria’s Dream Team Training Camp

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Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi finally joined the Nigeria Olympic football team training camp in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, the Nigeria Football Federation confirmed. The Federation through their Twitter handle wrote on Monday, “John Mikel Obi joins Olympic Squad in the ...

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Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Team Lose Again

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Nigeria U-23 Dream Team fell to an embarrassing defeat again, this time to Mexico U-23 at the Victoria Stadium. Marco Antonio Bueno scored the only goal 65 minutes. With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games getting closer, the Dream Team led by Samson Siasia tested ...

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