The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said the preparedness of the Super Eagles will be tested in their upcoming friendly against Brazil.
Naija News reports that Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on the Selecao of Brazil in an international friendly at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang on October 13th.
Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Sunday Dare said: “The game in Singapore is a friendly, but also it is a friendly that we think will test our boys and we will see how prepared they are.
“It will also show our strong departments and areas where we are weak, so, we look forward to a very engaging and interesting game.
“We all know that Brazil is reputed to be a footballing nation and Nigeria is also one. We have ego at play even though it’s a friendly, but we have two great footballing nations playing a friendly and we hope Nigeria will excel.
“I am not one that predicts matches, but I hope our boys will play excellently well because we have got talents on that team and I know they will show what they have got on the day.”