Rio - Team Nigeria have arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday ahead
of the kick off of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, Punch reports.
The major batch of the athletes hit the Brazilian city at
midday as confirmed by the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation,
“Arrived Rio via Sao Paolo hours ago. Team has gone for
accreditation at athletes village. Me checked into hotel.” He confirmed their
arrival via his Twitter handle in words and photographs.
Also read: Siasia makes Mikel captain of Dream Team to Rio
Nigeria’s football team led by Chelsea midfielder John Obi
Mikel will kick start the country’s campaign in Brazil with a game against
Japan on Thursday. The Dream Team were scheduled to leave Atlanta where they
have been training for Rio on Tuesday night.
News24 reported that Mikel is the captain of the football
team and also the entire Nigeria contingent to Brazil.For
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- News24 Nigeria