Abuja - Nigeria will on Sunday tackle Sweden in its second Group B game at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics.
This is the first time both countries will cross path at the Olympics.
But on head-to-head in all competitions, Sweden are one step ahead of Nigeria.
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The two countries have clashed four times in the past. Sweden won two, Nigeria won one, while the fourth ended in a draw.
Nigeria is currently leading group B with three points after the first round of matches.
Against all odds, the country defeated Japan 5-4 in its opening match on Thursday.
Earlier on Thursday, Colombia and Sweden had drawn 2-2 in another Group B match.
Nigeria will qualify for the quarters if they overcome Sweden.
Player to watch:
With an incredible four goals in Thursday’s clash, all eyes are on Oghenekaro Etebo.
11 p.m. BST/7 p.m. local time, Arena da Amazonia, Manaus.
- News 24