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Nigeria’s U-23 Team Qualifies For 2016 Olympics

Nigeria’s U-23 team has secured their place in the 2016 Olympics after a hard fought semi final win yesterday over Senegal in the CAF U-23 tournament.

Samson Siasia’s team, famous for their defensive frailties managed to keep Senegal at bay through the efforts of the goalkeeper and on some occasions, sheer luck.

The 1-0 victory, however, was enough to ensure that the team will participate in the Olympic games next year.

Emmanuel Daniel, the goalkeeper of the Nigerian Dream Team VI saved a penalty and made a string of brilliant saves in a standout performance.

Nigeria proved more fortuitous as Oghenekaro Etebo scored from the penalty spot.

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