The Nigeria U-23 team, the Dream Team VI started their campaign at the Suwon Invitational Tournament on a losing note; falling 1-0 to hosts, South Korea on Thursday.
Despite creating a lot of chances at the Suwon World Cup stadium; venue of the quite entertaining clash , the Dream Team VI failed to nail their hosts.
Taiwo Awoniyi, Tiongoli Tonbara and Usman Mohammed were all guilty of wasting the chances that came their way even as Erhun Obanor saw his effort hit the woodwork
The profligacy of Coach Samson Siasia team came back to haunt them when Choi Kyubaek in the 86th minute netted what was the winning goal for South Korea in their opening game of the Suwon Invitational Tournament.
The Nigeria team will hope then can get their acts together in their remaining two games against Denmark and Honduras as they seek to prepare well for the Rio Olympics Men’s football event.