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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Sadiq Umar scored a pair of goals and Nigeria won the Olympic bronze medal by holding off Honduras 3-2 on Saturday at Mineirao Stadium. Wholesale Black Air Max Store .It was Nigerias third Olympic medal in mens soccer. The African nation won gold at the 1996 Atlanta Games with a 3-2 victory over Argentina. The team fell to Argentina in the final at the 2008 Beijing Games for the silver.The medal was a reward for an Olympic tournament that got off to a rocky start. Nigerias arrival in Brazil was delayed until just hours before the teams opening match because of a flight mix-up in Atlanta.Honduras, which challenged with a pair of late goals, heads home from Brazil empty-handed, but the teams appearance in the bronze match was its best finish at the Olympics.Brazil will play Germany in the gold-medal match later Saturday at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.Sadiq Umar put Nigeria up 1-0, rushing in to slot a cross from John Obi Mikel in the 34th minute.Aminu Umar added a goal in the 49th minute, burying the rebound after Mikels hard shot bounced off Honduras goalkeeper Luis Lopez, before Sadiq Umar scored the third in the 56th minute.Honduras attempted to rally as Antony Lozano scored with a header in the 71st minute, and Marcelo Pereira reduced the deficit to one with a header from a free kick with four minutes to play.But the Central American nation could not find an equalizer and Nigeria celebrated a medal that seemed unlikely when the team was stranded in Atlanta just before the start of the tournament.Players arrived in the jungle city of Manaus about six hours before their opening match against Japan. Nigeria then shook off its travel fatigue to beat Japan 5-4.It was not the first time an African team had to make a last-minute flight for a high-profile match in Brazil. In 2014, Cameroons World Cup team refused to board a plane to take them to Brazil because of a dispute over bonus payments for the tournament. Their national soccer federation took out a loan to meet their demands, and the team caught a later flight. Sale Youth Air Max . The Australian is competing in his final season in Formula One and still looking for his first win this year. He will look to end Vettels run of six straight race wins on Sunday. Webber, who is fifth in the championship, earned his second pole from the past three races and 13th of his career. Blue Air Max Shop . Anthony Calvillo, through 20 CFL seasons, was frequently invincible and largely stoic in the heat of competition. But underneath the professional exterior he was, and is, compellingly human. http://www.cheapairmax2018.us/. - The Washington Redskins have cut defensive lineman Adam Carriker and punter Sav Rocca. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady has recruited Wes Welker as a throwing partner this weekend. The former Patriots receiver explained how it unfolded during a radio co-hosting appearance Friday on 560 WQAM in Miami.It was funny. I hit him up [because] Im actually heading up to the game [Saturday], and I hit him up to do dinner Saturday night, Welker said. [Brady] was like Im going to be flying in from Ann Arbor later, but hey, how about that morning we go throw? And Im just sitting there, like, I was just thinking about dinner, but yeah, sure. Ill get over there early and we can throw a little bit. Thats the only thing we really have planned.Brady is serving a four-game suspension to open the season as part of the NFLs Deflategate penalties against the Patriots. The star quarterback is being honored Saturday at his alma mater, Michigan.As part of his suspension, Brady is prohibited from engaging in any football-related activities or discussions with current teammates at or away from the Patriots facilities, which even includes working out or playing catch.Welker, 35, was one of Bradys top targets during his six-yearr stint with the Patriots from 2007 to 2012, when he had 672 receptions and made the Pro Bowl five times. Cheap Air Max 90. t was just funny, said Welker, who currently is a free agent. Im sitting there trying to have dinner and Hey, get your ass up here and lets go throw! Im like Geez, man, hes going to be running like two-minute drills in his backyard or something.Welker appeared in eight games last season with the Rams and had 13 catches. Brady is eligible to return from his suspension after the Patriots Week 4 game against the Bills on Oct. 2.Saturday will be Bradys first game back in Ann Arbor since graduating in 1999. ?He spoke to the team Friday night and is expected to be a part of the coin toss alongside other Michigan captains on Saturday.When visiting the Wolverines during the preseason three years ago, Brady said being voted team captain in his final two seasons was the single greatest achievement Ive ever had as a football player.?ESPNs Michele Steele contributed to this report. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '