#Rio2016: Nigeria Beats Sweden 1- 0, Qualify For Quarterfinals

The Nigeria U-23 football team defeated the Swedish team in the second group B encounter in the Rio Olympic 2016 football event in Arena Amazonia, Manaus, Brazil, August 7th, 2016, qualifying the dream team for the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games football event after a 1-0 victory over Sweden.

Nigeria’s player Sadiq heads the ball to score his team’s first and only goal during the football match in favour of Nigeria, with many efforts that could have yielded goals wasted.

With the win, Nigeria has secured the needed six points in two matches. It earlier defeated Japan 5-4 in the opening match for the group.

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