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EXCLUSIVE: NIGERIA U-23s LINE UP FRIENDLY GAMES IN THE US AGAINST MEXICO AND HONDURAS

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The Nigeria Football Federation has arranged three friendly games in the USA where the Nigeria U-23s will be camped ahead of their campaign in the football event of Rio 2016 Olympics.

Owngoalnigeria.com exclusively gathered that the team will travel to Mexico to play against their U-23 team and will take on Honduras in two friendly games, one in the US and the other in Honduras.

Also the team will play a friendly game against USL side Charleston Battery who are based in the city where the Dream Team will be camped before they fly out to Brazil for their campaign at the Olympics.

The fact that they will have to travel out of the United States for friendly games is the reason why they are presently applying for multiply entry visa in and out of the United State of America.

Nigeria will trade tackles in group B against Sweden,Colombia and Japan at the group stage of the Rio Olympics.

*Daniel Martins