Brazil vs Nigeria: Casemiro's goal gives Selecao 1-1 draw against Super Eagles

Brazil vs Nigeria: Casemiro's goal gives Selecao 1-1 draw against Super Eagles

- Brazil vs Nigeria's international friendly match ended 1-1 in Singapore on Sunday, October 13

- Joe Aribo scored the goal for Super Eagles, while Casemiro netted the equalizer for Brazil

- Brazil have failed to win in two games as they also played draw with Senegal in their last game

Real Madrid superstar Casemiro scored the goal that gave five-time world champions Brazil a 1-1 draw against three-time African champions Nigeria in an international friendly match.

Brazil started the match on a good note firing from all angles and they almost got the opener in the first minute, but defender Jamilu Collins saved Nigeria from conceding.

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmimo had a superb shot towards goal after a glorious pass from Neymar, but his effort went for a goal kick.

In the fourth minute, Victor Osimhen had a chance to score after a great pass from Alex Iwobi, but he was denied by Manchester City goalie Ederson Moraes.

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Brazilian forward Neymar had to leave the field in the 11th minute after sustaining an injury and he was replaced by Philippe Coutinho.

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Firmino got another chance to give Brazil the lead in the 28th minute, but his superb header was parried away by goalkeeper Francis Uzoho.

Nigeria took the lead in the 35th minute through Joe Aribo who netted his second goal for Super Eagles and it was Moses Simon who provided the assist as the first half ended 1-1.

Brazil came out aggressive in the second half, and it took them only three minutes to restore parity through Casemiro.

Efforts by the South American giants to win this match were futile as it ended 1-1 between Brazil and Nigeria in Singapore.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Gernot Rohr who is the head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria has rubbished the reports linking him from his present position with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

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After steering the Super Eagles to win bronze medal at the AFCON 2019, there have been speculation that Gernot Rohr could be on his way out of the Super Eagles.

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