Brazil and Nigeria revive their long Atlanta history as they clash in an international friendly in the National Stadium in Singapore on Sunday. The last time the two teams met was in the Olympics in Atlanta 96 Olympics which Nigeria won in a dynamic way before playing in 2013. In 2013 when Nigeria played against the Brazilian side it ended 3-0 in favor of the Brazilians. The Samba boys will be taking on the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday.
Brazil played out a 1-1 all draw against Senegal Thursday, with Roberto Fermino and Famara Diedhiou both scoring in the first half of the game. Both teams have already started training in anticipation of the match. The South American side suffered a shocking 1-0 defeat to Peru in September.
NIGERIA STARTING IX
Top players from the Nigeria side has already reported to the match venue and started training for the match. The likes of Moses Simon, Anderson Esiti, Paul Onuachu, Victor Osimhen, Maduka Okoye, Dennis Bonaventure. William Troost-Ekong, Alex Iwobi, Tyronne Ebuehi, Samuel Chukwueze, Chidozie Awaziem, Francis Uzoho, Peter Olayinka. Wilfred Ndidi, Ramon Azeez, Viv Solomon-Otabor, Joe Aribo, Semi Ajayi. The players to report are Oghenekaro Etebo and Jamilu Collins.
BRAZIL STARTING IX
Brazil on the hand has been training and many of their names are already in camp. Neymar and his Paris Saint-Germain teammate, Marquinhos, Liverpool duo Roberto Firmino, Fabinho Richarlison, Lucas Paqueta. Casemiro, Philippe Coutinho and Eder Militao are also in camp. Gabriel Jesus and Ederson are also present and ready to play.
Brazilian captain is likely to start against the Super Eagles and he will surely be one player to look at for alongside Phillipe Coutinho. Nigeria did remarkably well in the last AFCON tournament in Egypt which they won bronze. Nigerian star goal scorer Victor Osimhem and the wonder kid Samuel Chukwueze is all set to display their skills. Another player to look at for is Everton winger Alex Iwobi, Nigeria and Brazil are scoring sides so instead of giving one side a win to predict it will be safe to bet on GG.
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