The Super Eagles of Nigeria will face five-time world champions, Brazil in a friendly match on October 13 at the National Stadium, Singapore, Completesports.com reports.
According to a release from the Brazilian Football Confederation, Rohr’s side was picked because they are ranked among the best two teams in Africa and also for their physical football.
The Selecao will first confront the Teranga Lions of Senegal on October 10 at the same venue.
Nigeria lost 3-0 to the South Americans in their last meeting in 2003 at the National Stadium in Abuja with Gil, Luís Fabiano and Adriano getting the goals.
The Super Eagles were held to a 2-2 draw by Ukraine in their last friendly encounter at the Dnipro Arena.
The former African champions will use the game as part of their preparation for November’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Benin and Lesotho.
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