Though Nigeria team had issues with their flight from trainIng ground Atlanta to Brazil .
To play Group B match of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Amazonia Arena on Friday morning. Arriving just 6 hrs to the game, there was no pressure shown by the players , who teamed up against japan side who has been on Brazil soil for days.
This is the 7th Olympic appearance for the Nigeria U-23 team.
Olympic Games organizer also made an error of playing a wrong national anthem for the dream team.
With all these odds, the team still stood gallant defeating the Japanese team 5-4.
The opener from umar sadiq, and Four goals came from striker Ogenekaro Etebo