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International Friendly Preview: Brazil vs Nigeria

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles will battle five-time world champions Brazil in an international friendly match in Singapore on Sunday, October 13.

The squad mainly made up of foreign-based stars were checking into their hotel rooms after landing in the Asian country.

Gernot Rohr’s men will hope they can give the South American side a run for their money despite parading world-class players like Neymar, Coutinho, Firmino, and others.

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The three-time African champions nearly beat Ukraine last month in a test game but for two late goals which made the two sides shared the spoils at the end of the game.

Nigeria beat Tunisia to finish the third-best team on the continent and won its eighth bronze medal in the history of the competition.

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The Eagles after last month’s friendly retain their third position on the FIFA ranking in Africa while dropping one spot on the global stage to 33rd.

With days to the hostilities, the Selecao technical bench has identified one Super Eagles star they must keep a close tab on during the match.

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Super Eagles Franco-German manager Gernot Rohr is expected to hand the starting role to alongside Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Joe Aribo, and others during the clash with the five-time world champions.

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