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VIDEO: Wrong National Anthem Played For Nigeria At Rio 2016 Olympics

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No team had a harder time getting to Rio de Janeiro than Our Nigerian men’s soccer team, and when our players finally arrived they had just hours to prepare for a match against Japan. What was their reward for a tumultuous trip? The wrong national anthem.

When it came time before the game to honor each country with the playing of the national anthem, Nigeria heard a tune that was definitely not right.

The Nigerians were evidently unfazed by the error, holding off Japan for a 5-4 victory. But their disappointment was apparent when the music began playing.

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