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Rio 2016 Dream Team VI defeat Honduras to win Bronze

The Nigerian Dream Team VI have broken the 'seeming jinx' after the team defeated Honduras to clinch the Bronze medal at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics.

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After losing their bid to nab Gold at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics, the Nigeria's Dream Team VI has defeated Honduras to settle for a Bronze medal.

John Mikel Obi and Dream Team VI players play

John Mikel Obi and Dream Team VI players

(FIFA.com)

The Nigerian side put up a brilliant display on the pitch on Saturday, August 20, 2016 in Brazil as it defeated Honduras in a 3-2 victory.

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On Wednesday, August 17, 2016, the Nigerian side were trashed by Germany after Lukas Klostermann tapped home the first goal in the 9th minute from close range, after Max Meyer beat Nigeria's defence.

John Obi Mikel play

John Obi Mikel

(Getty Images )

 

The quality of game played by the Nigerian side wowed many fans, who said the German defeat was responsible for the decision to thrash Honduras.

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The Bronze is coming for Team Nigeria following the country's failure at the last Olympics, where the team got no medal.

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