Siasia dreams to meet Brazil in Rio Olympics final

Siasia dreams to meet Brazil in Rio Olympics final
Nigeria Olympic team coach Siasia

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Apr 21, 2016. 17:40

Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has revealed his dream is to come up against hosts Brazil in the final of the Rio Olympics in August.

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Both teams clashed at Atlanta ’96 with the South Americans winning in the group stage, before Nigeria stunned them in the semi-finals.

The teams again clashed last month in a friendly in Brazil with Nigeria again winning 1-0.

Siasia was at the Rio Olympics draw recently and he said his thoughts of another clash with the Samba Stars came by when he stood by Brazil coach Dunga.

He said he smiled and stood near the Brazil after the draw at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

“I told myself this is the man I would be playing against in the final match!” he revealed.

Siasia lost to Brazil eternal rival Argentina in the Gold medal match at the Beijing Olympics eight years ago.

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