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Nigeria U-23 Hits Real De Banjul 3-0

Posted: Nov 22, 2015 at 8:55 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The U-23  National Team, Dream Team, yesterday  defeated  Gambian  top team, Real De Banjul  3-0 in its first friendly game at a pre-Africa U-23 Cup of Nations camp in The Gambia.

The encounter which was played at the FIFA Goal Project,  Banjul  and watched by a handful ofspectators  including the President of the  Gambian  Football Federation, Lamin Kaba Bajo, Secretary General of the  Gambian  FF, Abass Bah, the President of Real de  Banjul, William Abraham and Tunde Adelakun, special  assistant  to the NFF President on international affairs, saw Coach Samson Siasia fielding a strong team including the  likes  of Emmanuel Daniel, Oduduwa Segun, Captain Sincere Seth, Oghenekaro Etebo, Stanley Dimgba, Kufre Ebong and Tonbara Tiongoli.

The Nigeria U-23 immediately took control of the game piling pressure on the  Gambian  vice champions, with wingers Stanley Dimgba and Tonbara Tiongoli tormenting the defense line of their  opponents  at will, and in one of such early moves Etebo fluffed a  clear  chance to put the Dream Team ahead after collecting a pass from Dimgba.