Olympics 2016 : Nigeria beats Honduras 3-2 to claim Olympics third place

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Olympics 2016 : Honduras 2-3 Nigeria 20/08/2016

BELO HORIZONTE, Aug. 20, 2016 (AMP) — Rio 2016 : Nigeria secured the consolation of third place at the 2016 Olympics with a 3-2 win against Honduras (halftime: 1-0) on Saturday afternoon at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte.

Sadiq scored dual goals

Nigeria dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Sadiq in the 34th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Nigerians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Umar '49 and Sadiq '56).

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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Overview

Honduras at the Olympics

  • 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 2000)

Nigeria at the Olympics

  • 1 title (1996)
  • 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
  • Statistics: Champions (1996) Runners-up (2008)
2016 Olympics Poster
Honduras
2:3
Nigeria
2:3 (0:1)
  • 20 August 2016
  • 13:00
  • Belo Horizonte
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