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Nigeria U-23 Why Dream Team VI played without NFF logo on jersey

According to IOC regulation, only the logos of the National Olympic Committee and that of the kit sponsors are allowed on the shirt.

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John Mikel Obi and Dream Team VI players play Dream Team played without the logo of the NFF on the Nike strip (FIFA.com)

Nigeria’s U-23 side, in the early hours of Friday, August 5 beat Japan 5-4 in their first Group B game of Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

During the game, it was noticed that the new Nike kit which the players were wearing did not have the logo of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in it.

Nike kit for Dream Team VI play The Nike jersey unveiled had the kit sponsors and NFF logo (NFF)

 

Pulse Sports findings have revealed that the kits did not have the NFF logo on it because of a regulation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

According to the regulation, only the logos of the National Olympic Committee and that of the kit sponsors are allowed on the shirt.

Oghenekaro Etebo play The Dream Team VI video had Nike and Nigerian Olympic Committee logos (Getty Images)

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The strips unveiled by the NFF some days have the Nike and the football association's emblem on it.

But as the Olympic Games is not really overseen by the football associations, jersey are regulated to have just the emblem of their local Olympic committees.

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