In 1996, against a backdrop of socio-political instability, and with the country an international pariah, Nigeria travelled to the USA and spent three weeks shaking up the world. It's the story of how the Golden Generation fulfilled their potential by becoming the first African team to win Olympic gold, how that win gave the suffering population at home hope, and how that legacy was eventually squandered by administrative incompetence. It's full of ridiculous goals, brilliant players, and a coach who helped make it all possible. GIANT is a Spotify Original in association with Mundial.
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