Lagos - The Dream Team are expected to depart the shores of
the country on Sunday, March 20, for the international friendly against Brazil.
The Nigerian U23 will jet out of the country aboard a South
African Airways flight, NFF has confirmed.
The friendly is a tune-up game for both teams ahead of the Rio
2016 Olympics men’s football event.
The match, billed for Thursday, March 24, will kick off at
7pm at the stadium of Kleber Andrade in the city of Cariacica, Vitoria,
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Both teams were involved in one of the most memorable
matches in the history of the men’s football tournament of the Olympics, back
in 1996, when the Dream Team came back from 3-1 down to eliminate Brazil 4-3 in
Nigeria went on to beat Argentina 3-2 in the final to claim
Africa’s first –ever Olympics football gold.For
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