Nigeria Olympic Football team who is represent the Nigeria in the international Football competition in Olympic game. Nigeria Football team nick name is Dream Team.
This is the 6th Apperance for Nigeria Soccer team in Olympic games as they started in 1968 olympics while Nigeria is winners of 1996 Olympics games at Atlanta.
Nigeria Football team included in the Group B Thus in the Pool stage team have to played against Sweden, Colombia and Japan. Team Started to 2016 Olympics Campaign by playing their first game against Japan on 4th August. Check out below the Nigeria Men’s Football team schedule / Fixtures of Rio olympic games 2016.
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Nigeria Team Schedule for Summer olympics 2016
4 August 2016
Nigeria vs Japan
7 August 2016
Sweden vs Nigeria
10 August 2016
Colombia vs Nigeria
Samson Siasia Head Coach of Nigeria named their 18 player roster for the rio 2016. Check out below the Nigerian Squad for Men’s Soccer tournament at the 2016 Summer olympics.
Nigeria Men’s Soccer Squad for Rio 2016 Olympics – Nigerian 18 Players List for Brazil Olympics
|#||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Daniel Emmanuel||17 December 1993 (aged 22)||21||0||Enugu Rangers|
|GK||Daniel Akpeyi*||3 August 1986 (aged 30)||0||0||Chippa United F.C.|
|DF||Shehu Abdullahi||12 March 1993 (aged 23)||3||0||Uniao Madeira|
|DF||Ndifreke Effiong Udo||15 August 1998 (aged 17)||13||0||Abia Warriors F.C.|
|DF||Amuzie Stanley||28 February 1996 (aged 20)||12||0||U.C. Sampdoria|
|DF||William Troost-Ekong||1 September 1993 (aged 22)||0||0||Haugesund|
|DF||Kingsley Madu||12 December 1995 (aged 20)||0||0||AS Trenčín|
|DF||Saturday Kaego Erimuya||12 August 1997 (aged 18)||5||1||Kayseri Erciyesspor|
|DF||Sincere Muenfuh Seth||28 April 1998 (aged 18)||19||0||Supreme Court F.C.|
|MF||John Obi Mikel*||22 April 1987 (aged 29)||0||0||Chelsea|
|MF||Saliu Popoola||7 August 1994 (aged 21)||3||0||R.F.C. Seraing|
|MF||Mohammed Usman||2 March 1994 (aged 22)||13||1||Taraba F.C.|
|MF||Azubuike Okechukwu||19 April 1997 (aged 19)||19||1||Yeni Malatyaspor|
|FW||Aminu Umar||06 March 1995 (aged 21)||4||0||Samsunspor|
|FW||Ajayi Oluwafemi||29 January 1996 (aged 20)||17||10||CS Sfaxien|
|FW||Etebo Oghenekaro||9 November 1995 (aged 20)||16||7||Warri Wolves|
|FW||Imoh Ezekiel||24 October 1993 (aged 22)||0||0||Al-Arabi|
|FW||Umar Sadiq||2 February 1997 (aged 19)||0||0||AS Roma|