Dream Team defeated Japan against all odds – Buhari

  |   Nigeria News

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight at the resilience of the Nigeria U-23 team that saw them pulled a 5-4 win over Japan in the Olympic opener.

The team arrived Manaus from their training camp five hours before the encounter against the Blue Samurai due to a mix up in payment for their chartered flight.

Expressing his delight at the football played by the country, President Buhari said, "On behalf of the government and people of our great country, I wish to express my support to our athletes who have arrived in Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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