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U-23 Eagles Holds Congo In Pointe Noire

Posted: Aug 2, 2015 at 5:45 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Chibuike Chukwu, Lagos

The Nigeria U-23 side, the Dream Team, on Sunday, August 2, 22015, qualified for the Africa U-23 Championship, which would serve as the qualifier for Rio Olympics with a 0-0 draw against Congo in Pointe Noire.

Needing just a solitary goal lead to edge out Nigeria, having lost 1-2 to its visitors two weeks ago in Port Harcourt, Congo came into the match brimming with confidence.

The result means that Congo, who knocked out Ghana to reach this round, has had its hope of making a debut in Olympic dashed.