Two equally powerful soccer teams will be going head to head in the quest for the Olympic gold medal, as Germany faces off against Nigeria on Aug. 17. Both countries have had amazing runs in the games so far but who will advance? We’ve got your Live Stream covered so you can watch all the action.
Get ready to watch some truly amazing soccer because Nigeria going up against Germany in the Olympic semifinals could be one of the most exciting matches of the Rio games. Both teams have had hard-fought battles within their brackets to make it this far, with Nigeria having a more commanding presence in their grouping, but Germany has steadily improved as the race for the gold goes on. The winner of this match goes on to compete for the gold medal so both teams will absolutely be playing their hearts out for the victory. The game gets going at 3pm on Aug. 17 so you don’t want to miss it. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE NIGERIA VS. GERMANY SEMIFINALS SOCCER MATCH ON LIVE STREAM.
Both teams had super powerful quarterfinal performances just to make it to the semi’s, with Germany’s 4-0 win over Portugal being one of the most dominant victories yet. The Portuguese team had looked pretty solid until the Germans totally destroyed them. Nigeria cruised past Denmark 2-0 in their quarterfinal match so the winner of the semi’s could be anyone’s guess, as both teams are playing at their best.
Whoever wins will head to the finals and compete for the gold medal against the winner of the Brazil versus Honduras matchup in the other semifinal game. Of course everyone’s rooting for the 2016 Olympic’s host nation to go all the way and win gold in Rio on their home turf. Should Brazil — who has never won an Olympic gold medal in soccer — make the finals, best of luck to either Germany or Nigeria as they go up against the home team! The losers of the semifinal matches will go on to compete for the bronze medal.
HollywoodLifers, who are you rooting for? Nigeria or Germany?