OwnGoal Nigeria

Your One Stop Shop For The Latest News on Nigerian Football and Players

BRAZIL LINE UP BARCELONA,MAN. UNITED,LAZIO,AC MILAN STAR FOR NIGERIA U-23

image

Brazil are showing they are not taking their March 24th friendly game against Nigeria U-23 lightly by calling up players from top European teams.

Listed by coach Dunga is recuperating Barcelona forward Rafinha although his participation is still in doubts as he has only just returned from an injury picked up in September in the UEFA Champions League.

Rodrigo Ely from AC Milan,Andreas Pereira of Manchester United and Felipe Anderson of Lazio were all listed including Monaco right full back Fabinho with Wendell of Bayern Leverkusen expected to man the left back role.

The friendly game is meant to help both teams prepare adequately for their campaign at the Rio Olympics which Brazil will be eager to win as it remains the one honour missing from their collections.