Brazil vs Nigeria: Ebuehi returns to Super Eagles, replaces injured Omeruo

Brazil vs Nigeria: Ebuehi returns to Super Eagles, replaces injured Omeruo

Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr has recalled Benfica full-back, Tyronne Ebuehi to the team ahead of this month’s international friendly against Brazil.

Ebuehi will replace the injured Kenneth Omeruo, who also missed CD Leganes’ La Liga match on Saturday against Levante.

 


The Nigeria Football Federation tweeted the update:

Tyronne Ebuehi has been called up to replace injured Kenneth Omeruo for the friendly against Brazil in Singapore on 13 October. #SoarSuperEagles #BRANGA

 

 

The 23 year-old last turned out for Nigeria at the World Cup in Russia, but he is yet to feature for Os Encarnados this season in all competitions.

 

He suffered a long term injury during pre-season last term, and was out of action for almost nine months.

 

Nigeria will face Brazil, for only the second time at senior level, on October 13 at the National Stadium in Singapore.

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