SINGAPORE, 2019, OCTOBER 03 – The squads for next week’s Brazil National Football Team international friendlies against African favourites Senegal and Nigeria at the Singapore National Stadium have been announced.
Fans will be able to see a host of the world’s best footballers and English Premier League stars when the World Number 2, Brazil, take on Senegal on Thursday 10 October and Nigeria on Sunday 13 October. Tickets are now on sale at SportsHub.
BRAZIL NATIONAL TEAM SQUAD:
Fresh from emerging as champions at the 2019 Copa América, Brazil’s 23-man squad includes some of their very best footballers including Gabriel Jesus, Richarlison and Everton who each scored a goal at the finals against Peru on the 17 July 2019. Fan favourites Neymar Jr. and Coutinho have also been named for next week’s two friendlies. The game on October 10, is set to be Neymar Jr’s 100th international appearance for Brazil.
Goalkeepers: Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras), Santos (Athletico Paranaense)
Defenders: Daniel Alves (São Paulo), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Renan Lodi (Atletico Madrid), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain), Marcinho (Botafago), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Éder Militão (Real Madrid), Rodrigo Caio (Flamengo)
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Arthur (Barcelona), Fabinho (Liverpool), Matheus Henrique (Grêmio), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona on loan to Bayern Munich), Lucas Paquetá (AC Milan)
Strikers: Everton (Grêmio), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Richarlison (Everton), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) and Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City)
SENEGAL NATIONAL TEAM SQUAD:
Representing Senegal, fans can expect to see Liverpool star Sadio Mané show-off his silky skills against fellow Reds teammates Fabinho and Firmino when the Lions of Teranga face Brazil on October 10. A driving force in the club’s 2019 UEFA Champions League glory, the lightning fast winger will team up with Paris Saint-Germain defensive star midfielder Idrissa Gueye in Singapore.
Goalkeepers: Abdoulaye Diallo (Genclerbirligi S.K.), Amigo Alfred J. Gomis (Dijon FCO), Edouard Mendy (Stades Rennes)
Defenders: Moussa Wagué (FC Barcelona), Lamine Gassama (Goztepe Spor Kulubu), Salif Sané (Schalke), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli), Pape Djibril Diaw Djibril Diaw (Caen), Saliou Ciss (AS Nancy), Racine Coly (Nice)
Midfielders: Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace), Idrissa Gana Gueye (Paris Saint-Germain), Krépin Diatta (Club Brugge), Badou Ndiaye (Galatasaray), Mamadou Loum Ndiaye (Porto), Sidy Sarr (Nimes Olympique)
Forwards: Famara Diédhiou (Bristol City), Ismaïla Sarr (Watford), Keita Baldé Diao (Monaco), Sada Thioub (Angers), Sadio Mané (Liverpool FC), Habib Diallo (Metz), M’Baye Niang (Rennes)
NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM SQUAD:
Nigeria has named a world-class 23-man squad which includes Everton star Alex Iwobi and Leicester City midfield Wilfred Ndidi, who recently scored his second goal of the season to round off the Foxes’ record breaking 5-0 victory against Newcastle United. Another player to look out for is Club Brugge striker Emmanuel Dennis, who overnight scored a brace in his side’s 2-2 Champions League Group A clash against Spanish Giants, Real Madrid.
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland), Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf II)
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC), Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor), Chidozie Awaziem (Leganes), William Ekong (Udinese), Kenneth Omeruo (Leganes), Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn), Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion)
Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton), Anderson Esiti (PAOK), Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers), Ramon Azeez (Granada FC)
Forwards: Victor Osimhen (Lille), Moses Simon (FC Nantes), Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal), Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux), Paul Onuachu (Genk), Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge), Peter Olayinka (Slavia Prague)
EVENT DETAILS FOR BRAZIL GLOBAL TOUR 2019 IN SINGAPORE
Time: 8:00pm kick-off
Venue: National Stadium
Brazil vs Senegal, Thursday, 10 October 2019
Brazil vs Nigeria, Sunday, 13 October 2019
Tickets for the Brazil Global Tour 2019 in Singapore are on sale at SportsHub: https://www.sportshub.com.sg.
Tickets can also be purchased via phone bookings by calling +65 3158 7888, and in person at the following box office locations: Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office, The Star Performing Arts Centre Box office, Scotts Square Concierge and all Singpost outlets.
A single game ticket starts from $29*.
A bundle ticket for the two games starts from $49*.
Superfans may also choose to opt for the SuperFan Package, priced at $299* which includes VIP lanyard and pass, access to a dedicated VIP lounge (with air conditioning), Centreline platinum tickets with padded seat and drink holder, as well as refreshments.
All fans who have purchased tickets to the Singapore vs Uzbekistan World Cup Qualifier on 15 October at the National Stadium will be entitled to a 30% discount on either one of the Brazil Global Tour 2019 games in Singapore.
*Booking and transaction fees apply.