Dream Team VI
The rejected stones continue to hold forth
It’s no news that Nigeria closed the Rio Paralympics with eight gold, two silvers and two bronze medals to finish 17th in the overall medals table and top other African countries.
Why Team Nigeria performed poorly in Rio, by Dalung
What appears another major controversy over the employment of German tactician, Gernot Rohr, to manage the Super Eagles cropped up yesterday following a declaration by Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, that he knew nothing about the deal.
Siasia quits, says Nigerian Football system ‘disrespectful’
Coach of the National U-23 team, Samson Siasia, says he is quitting the game in Nigeria because of what he describes as “a disrespectful system”.
Lethargy and the spirit of Olympics
We followed this up, the following day, with another embarrassment. At the march past by all of the 206 countries competing at the Olympics Games with about 11,000 athletes, Nigeria was conspicuously outstanding for wrong reasons.
Rio 2016: Siasia thanks Dream Team VI players for bronze medal win
Coach Samson Siasia has commended his players, especially the Captain, John Mikel Obi, for ensuring that the country did not fail to return with a medal.
U-23 Eagles win ‘golden’ bronze, beat Honduras 3-2
Under-23 Eagles yesterday in Brazil won the bronze medal after defeating Honduras 3-2 in the men’s football event.At the Belo Horizonte stadium saw the Central Americans tried a late comeback but it was not enough to reduce the deficit after Nigeria went 3-0...
‘No dream in this Dream Team’
Whoever coined the name ‘Dream Team’ for the current set of Nigeria’s Olympic football team did a disservice to the glorious gold winning class led by Kanu Nwankwo.
How Mikel, others rated in semifinal defeat to Germany
The Olympic Eagles had a below-par performance in the Rio 2016 semi-final match against Germany on Wednesday night, losing 2-0. Here is how the players performed.