Brazil line up Senegal, Nigeria friendlies

Brazil line up Senegal, Nigeria friendlies

Nigeria's Super Eagles have been scheduled to play Brazil in an international friendly.

The match will be played on the 13th of October at the Singapore National Stadium at 5am Nigerian time.

Confirming both games, the coordinator Brazil national team Juninho Paulista admitted that Senegal (20th of FIFA Ranking) and Nigeria (33rd) are two of Africa's best teams today and will good oppositions for the Selecao during October FIFA window.

Brazil played the Super Eagles for the first time in 2003 at the Abuja Stadium, the Selecao defeated Nigeria 3-0, Gil, Luís Fabiano and Adriano scored the goals of the triumph.

As for Senegal, it would be the first-ever meeting between the two teams. Senegal and Nigeria finished second and third respectively in the June and July African Cup of Nations.

"We chose two of the best African teams because they are high-level confrontations and against a school that the Brazilian National Team has had few encounters in recent years.

"It was a wish of the Technical Commission, so we went after these opponents," commented the Coordinator of the Team, Juninho Paulista.

Also read: CAF CL: Coach Adam says Al Hilal will finish the job in Omdurman