By Adeboye Amosu:
Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo has backed the U-23 Eagles to beat Germany in Wednesday's semi-final fixture at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Samson Siasia's charges booked their place in the last four following an impressive 2-0 win against Denmark, while the
Germans were also in devastating form hammering fellow Europeans Portugal 4-0 to reach the semi-finals.
"Best wishes to coach Siasia's boys as they take on #Germany tomorrow. Go for Gold.#NGR#Rio 2016 Dream Team VI, " the former Everton and Fenerbache defender wrote on his Twitter handle.
Nigeria won the football gold at the Atlanta' 96 edition of the Olympic Games, the first African nation to achieve the feat.
Siasia's also led the U-23 Eagles to second position in Beijing 2008.
Brazil and Honduras will clash in the other semi-final fixture.