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While Nigeria is gloating with the Bronze medal won by Dream Team VI at the Rio Olympics men’s football, a total of 120 countries would be returning home with nothing to show, except participation.

A total of 205 countries participated at the Games,  but the football squad’s victory ensure that Nigeria did not join the no-medal list of 120 countries.

Medals standing at the end of the Games:

Country
1

United States
43 37 36 116
2

Great Britain
27 22 17 66
3

China
26 18 26 70
4

Russia
17 17 19 53
5

Germany
17 10 14 41
6

Japan
12 8 21 41
7

France
9 17 14 40
8

South Korea
9 3 9 21
9

Australia
8 11 10 29
10

Italy
8 11 7 26
11

Netherlands
8 6 4 18
12

Hungary
8 3 4 15
13

Spain
7 3 4 14
14

Brazil
6 6 6 18
15

Jamaica
6 3 2 11
16

Kenya
5 6 1 12
17

Croatia
5 3 2 10
18

Cuba
5 2 4 11
19

New Zealand
4 9 5 18
20

Canada
4 3 15 22
21

Kazakhstan
3 5 9 17
22

Colombia
3 2 3 8
23

Iran
3 1 4 8
24

Greece
3 1 2 6
25

Argentina
3 1 0 4
26

Sweden
2 6 3 11
27

South Africa
2 6 2 10
28

Ukraine
2 5 4 11
29

Poland
2 3 6 11
30

North Korea
2 3 2 7
30

Serbia
2 3 2 7
32

Uzbekistan
2 2 5 9
33

Belgium
2 2 2 6
33

Switzerland
2 2 2 6
33

Thailand
2 2 2 6
36

Slovakia
2 2 0 4
37

Georgia
2 1 4 7
38

Denmark
1 6 7 14
39

Azerbaijan
1 4 10 15
40

Belarus
1 4 4 9
41

Turkey
1 3 4 8
42

Armenia
1 3 0 4
43

Slovenia
1 2 1 4
44

Indonesia
1 2 0 3
45

Czech Republic
1 1 7 9
46

Ethiopia
1 1 5 7
47

Romania
1 1 2 4
48

Bahrain
1 1 0 2
48

Vietnam
1 1 0 2
50

Chinese Taipei
1 0 2 3
51

Bahamas
1 0 1 2
51

Côte d’Ivoire
1 0 1 2
51

Independent Olympic Athletes
1 0 1 2
54

Fiji
1 0 0 1
54

Jordan
1 0 0 1
54

Kosovo
1 0 0 1
54

Puerto Rico
1 0 0 1
54

Singapore
1 0 0 1
54

Tajikistan
1 0 0 1
60

Malaysia
0 4 1 5
61

Mexico
0 3 2 5
62

Algeria
0 2 0 2
62

Ireland
0 2 0 2
64

Lithuania
0 1 3 4
65

Venezuela
0 1 2 3
66

Bulgaria
0 1 1 2
66

India
0 1 1 2
66

Mongolia
0 1 1 2
69

Burundi
0 1 0 1
69

Grenada
0 1 0 1
69

Niger
0 1 0 1
69

Philippines
0 1 0 1
69

Qatar
0 1 0 1
74

Norway
0 0 4 4
75

Egypt
0 0 3 3
75

Tunisia
0 0 3 3
77

Israel
0 0 2 2
78

Austria
0 0 1 1
78

Dominican Republic
0 0 1 1
78

Estonia
0 0 1 1
78

Finland
0 0 1 1
78

Morocco
0 0 1 1
78

Moldova
0 0 1 1
78

Nigeria
0 0 1 1
78

Portugal
0 0 1 1
78

Trinidad & Tobago
0 0 1 1
78

United Arab Emirates
0 0 1 1

Afghanistan
0 0 0 0

Albania
0 0 0 0

American Samoa
0 0 0 0

Andorra
0 0 0 0

Angola
0 0 0 0

Antigua & Barbuda
0 0 0 0

Aruba
0 0 0 0

Bangladesh
0 0 0 0

Barbados
0 0 0 0

Belize
0 0 0 0

Benin
0 0 0 0

Bermuda
0 0 0 0

Bhutan
0 0 0 0

Bolivia
0 0 0 0

Bosnia & Herzegovina
0 0 0 0

Botswana
0 0 0 0

British Virgin Islands
0 0 0 0

Brunei
0 0 0 0

Burkina Faso
0 0 0 0

Cambodia
0 0 0 0

Cameroon
0 0 0 0

Cape Verde
0 0 0 0

Cayman Islands
0 0 0 0

Central African Republic
0 0 0 0

Chad
0 0 0 0

Chile
0 0 0 0

Comoros
0 0 0 0

Congo
0 0 0 0

Cook Islands
0 0 0 0

Costa Rica
0 0 0 0

Cyprus
0 0 0 0

Djibouti
0 0 0 0

Dominica
0 0 0 0

DR Congo
0 0 0 0

Ecuador
0 0 0 0

El Salvador
0 0 0 0

Equatorial Guinea
0 0 0 0

Eritrea
0 0 0 0

FYR Macedonia
0 0 0 0

Gabon
0 0 0 0

Gambia
0 0 0 0

Ghana
0 0 0 0

Guam
0 0 0 0

Guatemala
0 0 0 0

Guinea
0 0 0 0

Guinea-Bissau
0 0 0 0

Guyana
0 0 0 0

Haiti
0 0 0 0

Honduras
0 0 0 0

Hong Kong, China
0 0 0 0

Iceland
0 0 0 0

Iraq
0 0 0 0

Kiribati
0 0 0 0

Kyrgyzstan
0 0 0 0

Laos
0 0 0 0

Latvia
0 0 0 0

Lebanon
0 0 0 0

Lesotho
0 0 0 0

Liberia
0 0 0 0

Libya
0 0 0 0

Liechtenstein
0 0 0 0

Luxembourg
0 0 0 0

Madagascar
0 0 0 0

Malawi
0 0 0 0

Maldives
0 0 0 0

Mali
0 0 0 0

Malta
0 0 0 0

Marshall Islands
0 0 0 0

Mauritania
0 0 0 0

Mauritius
0 0 0 0

Micronesia
0 0 0 0

Monaco
0 0 0 0

Montenegro
0 0 0 0

Mozambique
0 0 0 0

Myanmar
0 0 0 0

Namibia
0 0 0 0

Nauru
0 0 0 0

Nepal
0 0 0 0

Nicaragua
0 0 0 0

Oman
0 0 0 0

Pakistan
0 0 0 0

Palau
0 0 0 0

Palestine
0 0 0 0

Panama
0 0 0 0

Papua New Guinea
0 0 0 0

Paraguay
0 0 0 0

Peru
0 0 0 0

Refugee Olympic Athletes
0 0 0 0

Rwanda
0 0 0 0

Saint Kitts & Nevis
0 0 0 0

Saint Lucia
0 0 0 0

Samoa
0 0 0 0

San Marino
0 0 0 0

Sao Tome & Principe
0 0 0 0

Saudi Arabia
0 0 0 0

Senegal
0 0 0 0

Seychelles
0 0 0 0

Sierra Leone
0 0 0 0

Solomon Islands
0 0 0 0

Somalia
0 0 0 0

South Sudan
0 0 0 0

Sri Lanka
0 0 0 0

St Vincent & the Grenadines
0 0 0 0

Sudan
0 0 0 0

Suriname
0 0 0 0

Swaziland
0 0 0 0

Syria
0 0 0 0

Tanzania
0 0 0 0

Timor-Leste
0 0 0 0

Togo
0 0 0 0

Tonga
0 0 0 0

Turkmenistan
0 0 0 0

Tuvalu
0 0 0 0

Uganda
0 0 0 0

Uruguay
0 0 0 0

US Virgin Islands
0 0 0 0

Vanuatu
0 0 0 0

Yemen
0 0 0 0

Zambia
0 0 0 0

Zimbabwe
0 0 0 0
Number of participating athletes and their countries
Afghanistan · 3 athletes
Albania · 6 athletes
Algeria · 65 athletes
American Samoa · 4 athletes
Andorra · 5 athletes
Angola · 26 athletes
Antigua & Barbuda · 9 athletes
Argentina · 216 athletes
Armenia · 32 athletes
Aruba · 7 athletes
Australia · 424 athletes
Austria · 72 athletes
Azerbaijan · 56 athletes
Bahamas · 32 athletes
Bahrain · 35 athletes
Bangladesh · 7 athletes
Barbados · 12 athletes
Belarus · 124 athletes
Belgium · 106 athletes
Belize · 3 athletes
Benin · 6 athletes
Bermuda · 8 athletes
Bhutan · 2 athletes
Bolivia · 12 athletes
Bosnia & Herzegovina · 11 athletes
Botswana · 11 athletes
Brazil · 471 athletes
British Virgin Islands · 4 athletes
Brunei · 3 athletes
Bulgaria · 51 athletes
Burkina Faso · 5 athletes
Burundi · 9 athletes
Cambodia · 6 athletes
Cameroon · 23 athletes
Canada · 314 athletes
Cape Verde · 5 athletes
Cayman Islands · 5 athletes
Central African Republic · 6 athletes
Chad · 2 athletes
Chile · 42 athletes
China · 403 athletes
Chinese Taipei · 58 athletes
Colombia · 149 athletes
Comoros · 4 athletes
Congo · 11 athletes
Cook Islands · 9 athletes
Costa Rica · 12 athletes
Côte d’Ivoire · 12 athletes
Croatia · 88 athletes
Cuba · 124 athletes
Cyprus · 16 athletes
Czech Republic · 105 athletes
Denmark · 125 athletes
Djibouti · 7 athletes
Dominica · 2 athletes
Dominican Republic · 27 athletes
DR Congo · 4 athletes
Ecuador · 38 athletes
Egypt · 124 athletes
El Salvador · 8 athletes
Equatorial Guinea · 2 athletes
Eritrea · 13 athletes
Estonia · 46 athletes
Ethiopia · 38 athletes
Fiji · 54 athletes
Finland · 55 athletes
France · 406 athletes
FYR Macedonia · 6 athletes
Gabon · 6 athletes
Gambia · 4 athletes
Georgia · 40 athletes
Germany · 429 athletes
Ghana · 16 athletes
Great Britain · 373 athletes
Greece · 93 athletes
Grenada · 7 athletes
Guam · 5 athletes
Guatemala · 21 athletes
Guinea · 5 athletes
Guinea-Bissau · 5 athletes
Guyana · 6 athletes
Haiti · 10 athletes
Honduras · 27 athletes
Hong Kong, China · 38 athletes
Hungary · 162 athletes
Iceland · 8 athletes
Independent Olympic Athletes · 9 athletes
India · 121 athletes
Indonesia · 28 athletes
Iran · 64 athletes
Iraq · 22 athletes
Ireland · 77 athletes
Israel · 48 athletes
Italy · 312 athletes
Jamaica · 60 athletes
Japan · 340 athletes
Jordan · 8 athletes
Kazakhstan · 105 athletes
Kenya · 80 athletes
Kiribati · 3 athletes
Kosovo · 8 athletes
Kyrgyzstan · 19 athletes
Laos · 6 athletes
Latvia · 34 athletes
Lebanon · 9 athletes
Lesotho · 8 athletes
Liberia · 2 athletes
Libya · 7 athletes
Liechtenstein · 3 athletes
Lithuania · 67 athletes
Luxembourg · 10 athletes
Madagascar · 6 athletes
Malawi · 5 athletes
Malaysia · 32 athletes
Maldives · 4 athletes
Mali · 6 athletes
Malta · 7 athletes
Marshall Islands · 5 athletes
Mauritania · 2 athletes
Mauritius · 12 athletes
Mexico · 127 athletes
Micronesia · 5 athletes
Moldova · 23 athletes
Monaco · 3 athletes
Mongolia · 43 athletes
Montenegro · 35 athletes
Morocco · 51 athletes
Mozambique · 6 athletes
Myanmar · 7 athletes
Namibia · 10 athletes
Nauru · 2 athletes
Nepal · 7 athletes
Netherlands · 243 athletes
New Zealand · 203 athletes
Nicaragua · 5 athletes
Niger · 6 athletes
Nigeria · 74 athletes
North Korea · 31 athletes
Norway · 62 athletes
Oman · 4 athletes
Pakistan · 7 athletes
Palau · 5 athletes
Palestine · 6 athletes
Panama · 10 athletes
Papua New Guinea · 8 athletes
Paraguay · 11 athletes
Peru · 29 athletes
Philippines · 13 athletes
Poland · 246 athletes
Portugal · 94 athletes
Puerto Rico · 41 athletes
Qatar · 39 athletes
Refugee Olympic Athletes · 10 athletes
Romania · 98 athletes
Russia · 293 athletes
Rwanda · 7 athletes
Saint Kitts & Nevis · 7 athletes
Saint Lucia · 5 athletes
Samoa · 8 athletes
San Marino · 5 athletes
Sao Tome & Principe · 3 athletes
Saudi Arabia · 13 athletes
Senegal · 22 athletes
Serbia · 105 athletes
Seychelles · 10 athletes
Sierra Leone · 4 athletes
Singapore · 25 athletes
Slovakia · 51 athletes
Slovenia · 64 athletes
Solomon Islands · 3 athletes
Somalia · 2 athletes
South Africa · 140 athletes
South Korea · 208 athletes
South Sudan · 3 athletes
Spain · 309 athletes
Sri Lanka · 9 athletes
St Vincent & the Grenadines · 4 athletes
Sudan · 6 athletes
Suriname · 6 athletes
Swaziland · 2 athletes
Sweden · 158 athletes
Switzerland · 104 athletes
Syria · 7 athletes
Tajikistan · 7 athletes
Tanzania · 7 athletes
Thailand · 54 athletes
Timor-Leste · 3 athletes
Togo · 5 athletes
Tonga · 7 athletes
Trinidad & Tobago · 32 athletes
Tunisia · 61 athletes
Turkey · 103 athletes
Turkmenistan · 9 athletes
Tuvalu · 1 athlete
Uganda · 21 athletes
Ukraine · 206 athletes
United Arab Emirates · 13 athletes
United States · 558 athletes
Uruguay · 17 athletes
US Virgin Islands · 7 athletes
Uzbekistan · 69 athletes
Vanuatu · 4 athletes
Venezuela · 88 athletes
Vietnam · 23 athletes
Yemen · 4 athletes
Zambia · 7 athletes
Zimbabwe · 31 athletes

Additional information:
Photos: Reuters
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Author: Cerebral Lemon