|Sadiq Umar scored twice for Nigeria against Honduras. Photo credit: BBC/Pedro Vilela/Getty Images|
Nigeria finally picked up a medal in the ongoing Rio Olympics. The Dream Team VI got a bronze in football after beating Honduras by 3 - 2.
Nigeria was the first African country to win Gold in this same event in Atlanta 1996.
They also finished runners-up at the 2008 Beijing Olympics to take silver, where current under-23 coach Samson Siasia also coached the 'Dream Team' in China.
The team had a hurried start in the competition when they barely made it to Rio after an issue with their flight.
Dr. Takasu gave head coach of the team Samson Siasia US$ 200,000 while captain of the team Mikel Obi received the sum of US$120,000.