The Super Eagles have received a goodwill message for success in an international friendly against Brazil from a likely source, as Minister for Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has expressed best wishes for the team.
Three-time AFCON winners Super Eagles of Nigeria will be testing their might against former world champions, Brazil, in an international friendly on Sunday at the National Stadium in Singapore. Kickoff is at 1pm.
The Minister Tweeted: “I spoke with some of the Super Eagles players this afternoon In Singapore.”
“They are ready for the soccer battle tomorrow. I also spoke directly with Rohr who assured Nigerians the team will do the country proud.
“And even though it’s a friendly they will approach the game seriously
At the senior level, Nigeria and Brazil will be meeting for just the second time ever, with the first clash in 2003 when Brazil was the comfortable 0-3 winners at the opening of the then New Abuja Stadium now MKO Abiola Stadium.