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Nigeria is a famous sporting nation, well-known for its participation in sports such as football, boxing, athletics, and basketball. The country has hosted several major sporting events, such as the 1980 and 2000 African Cup of Nations – the 2000 edition shared with Ghana, the 2003 All-Africa Games, and the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The country has produced many famous sportspeople, including footballers Jay-Jay Okocha, Mikel John Obi, and Nwankwo Kanu, as well as athlete Blessing Okagbare. The country surprised the world by becoming the first African nation to win an Olympic gold in football at Atlanta 1996.