[Rio 2016 Olympics] Sweden 0 – Nigeria 1: Eagles qualify for quarterfinal in men’s football

[Rio 2016 Olympics] Sweden 0 - Nigeria 1: Eagles qualify for quarterfinal in men's football

Despite Team Nigeria’s sluggish start to the Olympics, the Eagles have been able to defeat Japan in their first match and now Sweden, sending them to an early qualification to the quarterfinals and making them leaders of Group B. Umar Sadiq scored the lone goal with a 39th minute header for a Nigerian side who troubled Swedish goalkeeper throughout the match.

Nigeria will play Colombia in their 3rd and final group match. 2nd-placed Colombia has 1 point and a game in hand against Japan (4th) who have 0 points to their self while Sweden is third in the group with 1 point.