Nigeriaâ€™s football team have qualified for the semi final of the Rio 2016 football event.
The Under-23 national team defeated Denmark 2-0 to cruise into the semi finals.
Nigeria started the game on a high when captain John Mikel Obi slotted home a low cross from Imoh Ezekiel in the 16th minute.
The Danes made attempts to equalise but great saves from Emmanuel Daniel ensured Nigeria ended the half a goal ahead.
Aminu Umar doubled Nigeriaâ€™s lead from a Mikel Obi corner in the 59th minute.
The Dream Team Six has overcome a lot of challenges en route the semi final. Siasiaâ€™s boys were stranded into Atlanta and also had issues of unpaid salaries.
Nigeria will face Germany on Wednesday by 8pm in the eventâ€™s second semi final.
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