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2015-08-04 Siasia's Men Triumph, Falcons Crash Out of Olympics
[Vanguard] Nigerian football got a major boost Sunday in Point Noire as the men's Olympic team progressed to the CAF U-23 Championship, where the three qualifiers for Rio 2016 Olympics will be decided.

2015-08-04 Nigeria Hold Congo to Win Olympics Qualifier
[Vanguard] Nigeria demonstrated what a good away team they are by forcing a 0-0 draw in Congo Brazzaville at the weekend to win a 2016 Olympic Games football qualifier. Known as the 'Dream Team', the west Africans advanced 2-1 on aggregate after winning the first leg in Port Harcourt two weeks ago by that score.

2015-08-03 Alhassan Yakmut - Team Nigeria Will Surpass Maputo Feat in Congo
[Daily Trust] Director General of the National Sports Commission, Malam Alhassan Yakmut speaks on team Nigeria's preparation for the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. He says Team Nigeria will surpass its outing in 2011 in Maputo where Nigeria placed third.

2015-08-03 Country Turns Focus to All Africa Games
[New Times] Rwanda men's national volleyball team has turned focus to the upcoming All Africa Games which will be held in Congo Brazzaville from 2-19 September.

2015-08-03 Twiga Stars to Camp in Zanzibar for AAG
[Daily News] National women soccer team, Twiga Stars is expected to move into residential training in Zanzibar from Tuesday, in preparations for All Africa Games (AAG) finals in Congo Brazzaville.

2015-07-31 Siasia - Dream Team Will Shock Congo-Brazzaville
[Daily Trust] Nigeria U-23 football team's Head Coach, Samson Siasia has expressed confidence his boys will come out of the cauldron of Pointe Noire in flying colours after Sunday's 2015 African U-23 Championship final qualifying match.

2015-07-30 We Are Coming to Attack, Nigeria Warn Congo
[CAF] Nigeria have vowed to attack Congo Brazzaville in their Pointe-Noire fortress this weekend and move closer to a seventh Olympic Games football tournament appearance.

2015-07-30 Falcons, Dream Team Depart for Congo Today
[Independent (Lagos)] Players and officials of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, and the U-23 National Team will fly out of Nigeria today for its crucial second legs in pursuit of 2016 Olympic Games tickets.

2015-07-30 Sebahire Shifts Focus to All Africa Games
[New Times] Long distance runner Eric Sebahire is stepping up preparations ahead of the 2015 All Africa Games scheduled for September 4-19 in Congo Brazzaville.

2015-07-29 Rio Olympics - NFF Annuls Chartered Flight for U-23
[Independent (Lagos)] Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has called off a plan for a chartered flight to ferry the country's team to a crucial CAF U23 Championship qualifier in Congo this weekend.

2015-07-29 Akande Out of Dream Team, Congo Clash
[Vanguard] Shooting Stars goalkeeper Abiodun Akande has been ruled out of Nigeria's second leg CAF U-23 Championship qualifier against Congo.

2015-07-29 New Vice-Consul of Republic of Congo Presented
[ANGOP] Cabinda -The new deputy general consul of the Republic of Congo Brazzaville in Cabinda, Ocko-Bong Firmin Gui, was presented Tuesday to members of the Provincial Government, by the local governor, Aldina da Lomba Catembo.

2015-07-23 IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation With the Republic of Congo
[IMF] Press Release No. 15/350

2015-07-24 Tennis Team Start Preparations for All Africa Games
[New Times] National tennis team has started preparations at the Amahoro stadium tennis grounds ahead of the All Africa Games scheduled for September 4-19 in Congo Brazzaville.

2015-07-23 President Mahama Holds Talks With Former Israeli PM
[Ghana Govt.] President John Mahama has held talks with a former Prime Minister of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres, in Brazzaville, Congo.

2015-07-20 Country Beat Congo 2-1
[Vanguard] Nigeria Beat Congo 2-1 to leave this CAF U23 Championship qualifier wide open with the second leg in Pointe-Noire in a fortnight.

2015-07-20 Cycling Team Eyes Gold At All Africa Games
[New Times] National cycling team will be seeking to scoop top honours at the upcoming All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville from September 4-19.

2015-07-20 Dream Team Begin Journey to Olympics Against Congo
[Daily Trust] Nigeria's U-23 National football team will begin their quest for qualification for the African U-23 Championship with a cracker against Congo in Port Harcourt today.

2015-07-20 Dream Team Walks Tight Rope With Slim Win Over Congo
[This Day] Duro Ikhazuagbe Samson Siasia's ambition of leading Nigeria to another Olympic football event appears slim now with Dream Team's 2-1 slim victory over Congo in Port Harcourt yesterday.

2015-07-20 Angola Retain Africa Junior Handball Championship Title
[The Star] Angola retained the Africa women's junior handball title after drawing 21-21 with Tunisia at the Safaricom Moi Stadium gym on Saturday.

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