Onazi backs Nigeria to win Olympics bronze

Onazi backs Nigeria to win Olympics bronze
Mikel and Nigeria celebrate again

by Staff Reporter

Friday Aug 19, 2016. 08:53

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has said he believes the country will clinch Olympics bronze on Saturday by beating Honduras in Belo Horizonte.

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Dream Team VI failed to reach the final of the Rio 2016 Olympics football event after they lost 2-0 to Germany on Wednesday.

Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder Onazi told AfricanFootball.com the team deserve all the praise from Nigerians for their displays in Brazil following what they went through before and during the event and he will now back them to beat Honduras to the bronze medal.

"I have been wishing them well at the event right from day one, I always speak with coach Siasia and I really appreciate them for coming this far in the competition despite all what they went through, they have done well,” he said.

“I just wish them well for the third-place match and I believe they will fight for that and God will grant them victory to clinch the bronze."

By Olusola Alao

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