Rio Olympics: Dream Team To Face Sweden, Japan And Colombia

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Nigeria U-23, Dream team, have been drawn in Group B in the men’s football event of the Rio Olympics, alongside Sweden, Colombia and Japan.

The draw which took place on Thursday at the Maracana Stadium in Brazil, saw host nation Brazil drawn together with South Africa, Iraq and Denmark, in Group A.

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Elsewhere, defending champions, Mexico have their hands full as they will slug it out with European powerhouse, Germany, Korea Republic and Fiji in Group C.

Group D includes Honduras, Algeria, Portugal and Argentina.

In the women category, three-time defending champions United States were drawn against France, New Zealand and Colombia.

While the host, Brazil’s female team were drawn alongside China, Sweden and South Africa.

Men’s Draw:
Group A
Brazil
South Africa
Iraq
Denmark
Group B
Sweden
Colombia
Nigeria
Japan
Group C
Fiji
Korea Republic
Mexico
Germany
Group D
Algeria
Portugal
Honduras
Argentina

Women’s Draw:
Group E
Brazil
China
Sweden
South Africa
Group F
Canada
Australia
Zimbabwe
Germany
Group G
United States
France
New Zealand
Colombia