- Brazil vs Nigeria international friendly holds on Sunday, October 13, at Singapore National Stadium
- Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr alongside some squad members are on their way to the Asian nation
- Brazil beat Nigeria 3-0 in their first-ever meeting in June 2003 at Abuja National Stadium
The first batch of Nigeria’s delegation for the October 13 international friendly between the Super Eagles and Brazil’s Selecao are expected to arrive the Asian country today.
The delegation led by Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr includes Spain-based trio of Samuel Chukwueze, Chidozie Awaziem and Ramon Azeez.
Other players expected to storm Eagles’ camp today are Joe Eribo, who netted in his debut game against Ukraine last month, newly invited Viv Solomon- Otabor and Tyronne Ebuchi- another Eagles returnee in place of injured Kenneth Omeruo.
Ahead of the grade A friendly, the Eagles will be camped at the five-star Fairmount hotel in Singapore.
The facility is about 20 minutes from the Singapore Changi Airport which is located at the heart of the lion city.
Easily accessible to the Singapore National Stadium, it takes about five minutes by bus and 15 minutes through subway from Eagles’ star Fairmount hotel.
Meanwhile, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and other backroom staff are now expected to fly out to Singapore aboard Emirates today, Wednesday, October 9, with assurances from the embassy that they will be handed entry visas ahead of the friendly.
Legit.ng reported earlier Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze is upbeat Nigeria will hold their own against Brazil’s Selecao during their international friendly billed for Sunday, October 13, at Singapore National Stadium.
The former Golden Eaglets ace, who is expected to be in Nigeria’s starting XI against the five-time World champions, insists the Gernot Rohr’s side will not treat the match with glove hands.
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