Dosu recalls Nigeria’s great historical triumph in Atlanta 1996

Dosu recalls Nigeria’s great historical triumph in Atlanta 1996

Ex Nigeria shot-stopper, Dosu Joseph, says winning gold medal n the Men’s Football Tournament of 1996 Olympics in Atlanta remains one of his greatest moments ever.


The former Julius Berger goalkeeper was in goal for Nigeria at the quadrennial sports fiesta, where the team shocked the world by defeating Brazil and Argentina on their way to become the first African side to win a football gold medal at the Olympic games.



Monday, August 3, 2020, makes 24 years the dream achieved the feat, Dosu said the historic achievement was a life-changing experience for him.


“The 1996 Men’s Olympic Football Final was played at the Sanford Stadium in Athens on August 3rd, 1996. The stadium was packed to the brim with 78, 587 fans.


“Today makes it 24 years that we conquered the world, we were called the dreamers after losing to Togo 3-1, we turned it around after winning the gold medal and the team was called DREAM TEAM ☝️ I celebrate the golden legends, thank God for life and thanks to you guys for your support and prayers during the tournament, God bless Nigeria 🇳🇬…Amen,” Dosu said in a social media post on his social media page.



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