Brazil vs Nigeria: Oghenekaro Etebo pulls out of Super Eagles' squad

Brazil vs Nigeria: Oghenekaro Etebo pulls out of Super Eagles' squad

- Brazil vs Nigeria international friendly match will hold on Sunday, October 13

- Super Eagles' Oghenekaro Etebo has however pulled out of the match because of visa issue

- Etebo was impressive for the Super Eagles in their campaign at the AFCON 2019 in Egypt

Oghenekaro Etebo has withdrawn from the Super Eagles squad that will face South American giants Brazil in an international friendly match on Sunday, October 13, in Singapore.

The 23-year-old who currently plays for Stoke City, wasn't given entry visa to Singapore which prevented him from traveling.

Super Eagles handler Gernot Rohr is expected to miss the former Warri Wolves midfielder who has been in superb form since he came into the national team.

There will not be any replacement for Etebo for Super Eagles' encounter against Brazil as the likes of Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi will take control of the midfield.

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Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia FC, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)

Defenders: Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Tyronne Ebuehi (SL Benfica, Portugal); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England)

Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Anderson Esiti (PAOK Salonica, Greece); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain)

Forwards: Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Efosa Solomon-Otabor (PFC CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, Belgium); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Prague, Czech Republic).

Earlier, had reported how Gernot Rohr who is the handler of the Super Eagles has not being paid his salaries for three months by the Nigeria Football Federation.

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This is according to a tweet by renowned sports reporter Osasu Obayiwana, and it comes two days to the big friendly match between Nigeria and Brazil.

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