By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Ahead of October 13 International friendly match between Super Eagles of Nigeria and Samba Boys of Brazil, Nigeria gaffer, Gernot Rohr has handed invitation to CSKA Sofia player, Solomon Otabor and Benfica defender, Tyron Ebuehi.
The invitation was swiftly made due to injuries to Girondis Bordeaux winger, Samuel Kalu and Leganese defender, Kenneth Omeruo.
The injury of the two (2) aforementioned players make it imperative for the coach to replace them in the team ahead of the friendly clash.
Nigeria will be playing five (5) time world champions, Brazil in Singapore on October 13, 2019. The last time that both sides met in international friendly match, Brazil defeated Nigeria 3-0 in 2003 at Abuja International Stadium now Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Full Team List
23 EAGLES TO BATTLE BRAZIL
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia FC, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Tyronne Ebuehi (Benfica, Portugal); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England)
Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Anderson Esiti (PAOK Salonica, Greece); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain)
Forwards: Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Solomon Otabor (CSKA Sofia); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, Belgium); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)
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