Nigeria Beat Senegal To Clinch A 2016 Olympics Place


Nigeria Dream Team VI has clinched one of the continent’s three places in the men’s football tournament for next year’s Olympics in Rio by beating the Teranga Lions of Senegal.

The team beat the hosts Senegal 1-0 in the first semi-final of the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations to earn a place in the final.

Captain Peter Etebo scored the goal from the penalty spot.

Senegal will now have to fight for the third-place match on Saturday, with the winners also earning a place in Brazil.