EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria Under-23s Leave Hotel For Airport Enroute Flight To Rio


The Nigeria Under-23s have left their hotel in Atlanta and are presently heading for the airport, where they will fly to Rio for the 2016 Olympics male football event.


Their trip to Rio has suffered several postponement but an official of the team who spoke with Owngoalnigeria.com revealed they will connect a flight to Brazil in about two hours time.

” Everything have been resolved, we are on our way to the airport, as a matter of fact, we have checked out of the hotel, hopefully in the next two hours we will fly to Brazil” He told Owngoalnigeria.com on phone from Brazil.

The Nigerians will only have a day rest before taking on Japan in their first group game at the tournament, which could affect the performance of the players at the event.

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