Brazil vs Nigeria: William Troost-Ekong says Super Eagles are not scared

Brazil vs Nigeria: William Troost-Ekong says Super Eagles are not scared

- Brazil vs Nigeria's international friendly game will come up on Sunday, October 13

- Super Eagles defender William Ekong has said that Nigeria are not scared of Brazil

- Nigeria will be missing the service of Etebo and captain Ahmed Musa for this tie

Super Eagles star William Troost-Ekong has made it clear that Nigeria are not scared of Brazil ahead of the tough international friendly in Singapore on Sunday, October 13.

Ekong who is expected to be the stand in captain for the Nigerian side stated that the Super Eagles only respect five-time world champions Brazil.

The 26-year-old has been superb for Nigeria in the defense and his pairing with Kenneth Omeruo against Brazil is expected to be perfect.

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“Brazil is a top team, probably the best team in the world. But Senegal gave them a good fight on Thursday.

''We can pick some inspiration from that performance when we play the Brazilians on Sunday.

“It will be tough because they will want to win at least one game against an African team on this tour, but we will also want to take something off them,'' Ekong explained according to NFF media.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles gaffer Gernot Rohr rubbished reports that he is planning to leave his team after their international friendly match against Brazil in Singapore.

There have been reports that Gernot Rohr is not happy with the eggheads at the Nigeria Football Federation for saying they are owing him only one month salary.

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