Nigeria’s U-23 team finally leaves Atlanta

Members of Nigeria's U-23 team before their departure

Members of Nigeria’s U-23 team before their departure

Nigeria’s U-23 football team has finally left Atlanta for their onward journey to the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

The team moved out of their base in Atlanta after the settlement of their flight payments.

Nigeria, who won gold in the Olympic football event in 1996, are in Group B alongside Japan, Colombia and Sweden.

The team will play their opening match against Japan in less than 24 hours and are, probably, going to enter the pitch upon arrival.

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Source:: PM Newspaper