Written By Akeem Busari

The Nigeria U-23 football team has been tipped to shine at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, slated to begin in June.

This assertion was made during an exclusive interview by Rev. Sam lkpea, the Secretary - General of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club.

According to the vastly experienced administrator, the national U-23 team is filled with top quality young players based home and abroad.

"We are blessed with array of young and talented footballers who are zealous and determined to become great footballers, "Ikpea enthused.

He went ahead to restate his confidence in the abilities of Coach Samson Siasia to lead the team to a glorious outing in Rio.

" I acknowledge that it won't be easy. However, I believe that Siasia can lead the team to another glorious outing like we did at Atlanta '96, "the soft - spoken Ikpea added.


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