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Rio Olympics: NFF lines up Dream Team VI, Mexico friendly match

The Dream Team VI
The Dream Team VI
As part of its tune-up matches ahead the 2016 Olympics Games slated for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August, The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lined up an international friendly match for the the country’s male U-23 side, the Dream Team with its Mexican counterpart.
The game will be played on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at 8:30 pm (Mexican time), at the Aguascalientes Stadium, USA, where the Nigerian side is camped, according to the Nigeria Football Federation’s FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport.
According to the NFF, the Nigerian side would continue its training camp in the United States of America, where it will play Charleston Battery FC in Atlanta on Saturday, July 16.
A game against the Honduran U-23 side would follow on July 27.
Atlanta 1996 Olympics champions Nigeria will play Sweden, Colombia and Japan in the group stage of the men’s football tournament of this year’s Olympic Games in Brazil.

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