Three-time African champions, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, will this afternoon in Singapore take on arguably football’s most glamorous national team, Brazil, in a mouthwatering friendly encounter. Fresh off a 2-2 draw with Ukraine in another international friendly last month, the Super Eagles will be looking to deny the South American champions their first victory since winning the Copa America in July.
The five-time world champions are currently enduring their longest wait for victory since 2013 and were held by Senegal at the same venue in Singapore on Thursday.
After going unbeaten for 17 games since being knocked out of the 2018 World Cup, the draw against Senegal extended Brazil’s run without a victory to three games following their matches in September when they drew against Colombia and lost against Peru. It’s the longest sequence without a win since coach Tite took over in 2016. Read more