Nigerian stars to hit Singapore on Wednesday for Brazil tie

Super Eagles By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/10/2019

Nigeria's Super Eagles will arrive in Singapore on Wednesday ahead of the international friendly against Brazil October 13.

Three-time African Champions are taking on five-time world champions on Sunday just a few days after battling another the continent opponent Senegal in respectively in two international friendlies at the National Stadium. 

Director of Communications, Nigeria Football Federation, Ademola Olajire, said in a statement announcing the list of invited players. "All invited players were expected to arrive in Singapore on Wednesday, October 9,” 

Nigerian coaching crew led by Gernot Rohr and the rest of the 23 players invited will converge at Fairmont Hotel on Wednesday, and the team is expected to have their first training section on Thursday.

Brazil defeated the Super Eagles 3-0 the last time both teams met in a friendly encounter in 2003 at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.

The game which is billed to hold at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallang will kick-off at 1 pm Nigerian time.