Video: We didn’t eat for 3 days – Nigeria athletes at 2016 Rio Olympics

Video: We didn't eat for 3 days - Nigeria athletes at 2016 Rio Olympics

During an interview of some of the athletes representing Team Nigeria at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil, some of them explained the lack of attention and funds available to them. 

One of the athletes was quoted saying:

“We were once great so I don’t know what is happening. Nobody cares about us. Right from Nigeria to Dubai. Even coming from Dubai, we didn’t eat for three days.

“It’s absurd.”

Watch the video: