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Rio 2016 Finally, Nigeria's Dream Team arrives Brazil

The Nigerian team reportedly arrived Manaus at about 7:30pm Nigerian time, hours to its first match of the tournament.

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Nigeria's Dream Team arrive Brazil


The Nigerian U-23 team has finally arrived Manaus, Brazil, for the Rio 2016 Olympics after being stranded at the Atlanta airport for hours.

According to The Cable, a Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) official said the team arrived at about 7:30pm Nigerian time.

The NFF later released photos of the team's arrival on Twitter, showing the captain, John Obi Mikel and other players in a seemingly happy mood.

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Nigeria will face Japan in its first match of the tournament at 2 am Nigerian time on Friday, August 5.



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