Rio 2016 Olympics: Dream Team VI Defeat Hondarus 3-2; Secure Bronze MedalFeatured, Latest News, Sports Sunday, August 21st, 2016
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Dream Team VI Saturday secured bronze medal in the Football championship of the ongoing Rio Olympics games as they defeated Hondarus counterpart 3-2.
Captain of the side Mikel Obi opened the goal line at the 34th minute of the match.
Aminu Umaru built up the score in the early part of second half of the game which most part was dominated by the Samson Siasia’s boys.
The team’s striker Sadiq Umaru top up the score to make the Nigerian side to be proudly ahead of the match.
However, the game changed when the Hondarus netted their first goal a the 71st minute of the game.
The second shocker (goal) came at about four minutes to the end of the game.
The equalizers changed the tempo, as the Dream team were under pressure till the game ended.
Germany and host Brazil are to slug it out in the final.
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