Brazil vs Nigeria clash will see Selecao tackle Super Eagles in an international friendly on October 13
Three days earlier on October 10, Brazil will face Senegal’s Teranga Lions
Brazil hammered Nigeria 3-0 at the National Stadium Brazilian Abuja during their first friendly in 2003 Brazil national team, the Selecao will tackle Nigeria‘s Super Eagles in an international friendly on October 13.
The encounter which is slated for the 55,000-capacity National Stadium of Singapore will see the South American giants battle Senegal’s Teranga Lions three days earlier at the same venue at 8pm local time (5am Nigerian time ).
Confirming both games, the coordinator Brazil national team Juninho Paulista admitted that Senegal (20th of FIFA Ranking) and Nigeria (33rd) are two of Africa’s best teams today and will good oppositions for the Selecao during October FIFA window.
“We chose two of the best African teams because they are high level confrontations and against a school that the Brazilian National Team has had few encounters in recent years.
“It was a wish of the Technical Commission, so we went after these opponents,” Paulista added. This will be the second time Nigeria will be tacking Brazil in an international friendly.
In 2003, the Selecao hammered the Super Eagles 3-0 at the National Stadium Brazilian Abuja, with the trio of Gil, Luís Fabiano and Adriano scoring on the night.
The Bordeaux winger beat top players like Angel Di Maria of Paris Saint Germain, Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe and Real Betis’ Nabil Fekir to clinch the title.