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  • Nigerian pride in silver lining

    Nigerian pride in silver lining

    FIFA.com caught up with a few of the silver medal-winning Nigerians after their narrow loss to Argentina in Saturday's Beijing final.
  • Angel delivers Argentina gold

    Angel delivers Argentina gold

    A lone goal from Angel Di Maria saw Argentina pick up their second straight Olympic gold, beating Nigeria 1-0 in Beijing on Saturday.
First stage - Group B
07 August NED0:0NGA
10 August NGA2:1 (0:0)JPN
13 August NGA2:1 (1:0)USA
Quarter-finals
16 August NGA2:0 (1:0)CIV
Semi-finals
19 August NGA4:1 (1:0)BEL
Gold medal match
23 August NGA0:1 (0:0)ARG

Standings

TeamMPGFGAPts
NGA3427
NED3325
USA3444
JPN3140
  • Angel Di Maria, oro olímpico
  • Danny Szetela of USA battles for the ball with Nigeria's Monday James
  • Argentina, Nigeria and Brasil stand at the podium in Beijing at the end of the Olympic Football Tournament in Beiing
  • Beijing was the venue of the Olympig Games final in 2008, where Argentina won the gold medal
  • Argentinian players celebrate their victory at the Olympic Games 2008 after defeating Nigeria in the final
  • Players enter the Bird's Nest before the Olympic Men's final between Nigeria and Argentina
  • Diego Armando Maradona poses with the Nigerian players
  • Argentinian team celebrates after winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008
  • Argentinian midfielder Juan Riquelme (2ndL) and Brazilian forward Ronaldinho

Statistics

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Tournaments
Olympic Football Tournament Final All editions