Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr
Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles Coach

Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr has picked midfielder Ramon Azeez and forward Peter Olayinka in Nigeria’s twenty three-man squad for the international friendly with five -time world champions Brazil in Singapore on Sunday, 13thOctober.

Rohr also have defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Abdullahi Shehu and Chidozie Awaziem back from injury. While Goalkeepers Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Maduka Okoye are retained, but Leon Balogun and Russia -based Bryan Idowu are left out of the defence equation.

In another development, the Golden Eaglets surrendered a 2-1 advantage at the end of first half to second half performance from Senegal to lose 4-2 in their last group game at the UEFA/CAF Under-17 tournament in Turkey.

The Eaglets went into the game dictating the pace and opened scoring in the 13thminute through red hot attacker, Olakunle Olusegun to make it his third goal in the tournament.