The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has energized the U-23 National Team in front of the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations beginning in Senegal today, Saturday saying that completing among the main three ought to be their sole core interest.
Nigeria’s U-23 won Africa’s first-ever Olympics football gold at the Centennial Games in Atlanta, USA 19 years back with aplomb.
What’s more, seven years prior, a gathering, drove likewise by Samson Siasia, earned silver in the wake of losing a last fight to Lionel Messi-enlivened Argentina at the superb Bird’s Nest in Beijing.
Be that as it may, the Class of 2011 vacillated in the African qualifying race, losing to host Morocco and Senegal to crash out in the gathering stage at the inaugural Africa U-23 Championship. Disappointment implied the Dream Team was not at the London Olympics the next year.