Brazil vs Nigeria: Marquinhos says Selecao must be wary of dangerous Osimhen

Brazil vs Nigeria: Marquinhos says Selecao must be wary of dangerous Osimhen

- Brazil vs Nigeria international friendly holds on Sunday, October 13, at Singapore National Stadium

- The encounter will see Selecao stars keep a close tab on Victor Osimhen

- Brazil beat Nigeria 3-0 in their first-ever meeting in June 2003 at Abuja National Stadium

Super Eagles and Lille forward Victor Osimhen has been described as Nigeria’s most dangerous threat going forward by Brazil’s PSG defender Marquinhos ahead of the international friendly between the two nations on October 13.

The encounter slated for the 55,000-capacity Singapore National Stadium Sunday, and Osimhen, who is among the hottest strikers in the French topflight with Lille this term is expected to continue his impressive scoring form against Brazil.

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The Nigerian international has netted seven times in nine league appearances for Les Dogues so far and was also voted the club’s player of the month for September.

Speaking with reporters at Brazil training base in Singapore, Marquinhos took time out to highlight some of the qualities in the Super Eagles squad.

”Nigeria have very physical and skilful players. Osimhen has done well at Lille. Virtually unknown before his transfer but now everyone knows him that shows he can be very dangerous. We have to put an eye on him," Marquinhos told reporters at the Brazil training base in Singapore.

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Brazil will battle Senegal’s Teranga Lions on Thursday, October 10 before trading tackles with Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Sunday, October 13.

Legit.ng reported earlier that Nigeria will trade tackle with Brazil in an international friendly on Sunday, October 13, at the Singapore National Stadium.

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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