Brazil Ready To Face Super Eagles In Singapore Friendly
The Brazilian Football Confederation has confirmed the tie which will be second major meeting between the two continental power houses.
The clash will take place on 13th of October at the National Stadium, Singapore.
According to a press release from the Brazilian Football Confederation, Super Eagles was picked because they are ranked among the best two teams in Africa and also for their physical football.
And Brazil are ready to face super eagles in singapore
The first was at the opening of the Abuja Stadium in 2003 which saw the South Americans and 5-time world cup winners run away with 3-0 victory in front of a capacity crowd. Goals from Gil, Luís Fabiano and Adriano separated the Brazilians from their Nigerian counter parts.
Other top players expected to feature prominently in Coach Tite’s squad include Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho. The Eagles are however not the only ones to battle the Brazilians in Singapore as the Brazilian
Coordinator of the Brazilian National team Juninho Paulista said they chose to play Nigeria and Senegal and of the best teams in Africa and in line with the decision of the technical commission to settle for the top 50 on FIFA ranking
The choice of Nigeria meets the proposal, established between the CBF summit and the Brazilian National Technical Commission, to play against top 50 opponents in the FIFA ranking,” he submitted
”It was a wish of the Technical Commission, so we went after these opponents”.