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August 5, 2016 ( Post 1 )

Samson Siasia's side arrived the Brazilian city few hours to their opening game against the Samurai Blue

Nigeria U23 national team finally arrived in Manaus for the Olympic Games after several travel delays ahead their opening match against Japan.

The Dream Team had departed Atlanta, USA via a chartered Delta airline.

The African champions will team up with Haugesund defender William Troost-Ekong who had arrived earlier on Tuesday afternoon.

Nigeria will play their first game against Japan at 9pm local Brazilian time - wee hours of August 5 (2am) in Nigeria.

They will be hoping to replicate the Dream Team gold winning feat at the Atlanta 1996 Olympics where they stunned Brazil and Argentina to emerge winners of the men's football event.
Dream Team are in Manaus! pic.twitter.com/uiSIOBLidi— The NFF (@thenff) August 4, 2016.


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