Nigeria Trash Denmark 2 – 0, Meet Germany in Semi-Final


Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi was on target as Nigeria beat Denmark 2-0 to set up an Olympic semi-final against Germany on Wednesday.

The Dream Team Vl have been in impressive form in Rio despite initial chaos in trying to reach the tournament due to plane trouble, and were firmly in control against the Danes in Salvador.

Nigeria took the initiative at the Arena Fonte Nova as Imoh Ezekiel produced a fine run down the left side before teeing up Chelsea’s Mikel to finish before half-time.

Ezekiel continued his impressive performance after the break, but it was Mikel who turned provider for Nigeria’s second as he set up Aminu Umar to head home from a fine corner delivery.

That win sets up a Sao Paulo semi-final against Germany, who saw Serge Gnabry score his sixth goal of the Games in a 4-0 win against Portugal.


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