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Neymar, Firmino To lead Brazil’s squad against Nigeria, Senegal showdown

PSG star Neymar, Liverpool‘s Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich‘s Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil‘s friendly matches in October.
Tite has named a strong squad for next month’s international outings against the African nations in Singapore

The Selecao are scheduled to take on 2019 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up Senegal on October 10 before facing the Super Eagles three days later.

The two fixtures are billed to take place at Singapore National Stadium during the next international break.

Next month’s outing between Brazil and Nigeria will be the second time both nations meet in a senior international. In their maiden fixture at National Stadium, Abuja, the score ended 3-0 in favour of the South Americans.

Goalkeepers: Ederson, Santos, and Weverton.

Defenders: Dani Alves, Danilo, Alex Sandro, Renan Lodi, Rodrigo Caio, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva and Eder Militao.

Midfielders: Casemiro, Fabinho, Arthur, Matheus Henrique, Lucas Paqueta and Philippe Coutinho.

Attackers: Richarlison, Gabriel Barbosa, Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino, Neymar and Everton Soares.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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