Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has commended his players for giving Brazil a difficult game in Sunday’s 1-1 draw in an international friendly in Singapore.
Rohr believes his team would have performed better if his key player like Kenneth Omeruo, Samuel Kalu and Ahmed Musa who were missing due to injury play part in the game.
“We didn’t have our best team here, but our wingers gave Brazil a lot of problems on the counter-attack and I am proud of our players.They can have a good future,” he told reporters.
“It was tough for us as the second game because Brazil would not have wanted to leave Singapore without winning, and it feels very good to know that we can play so well against some of the biggest names in football,” he added.
The three-time African champions took the lead in the 35th minute courtesy of a brilliant finish from Joe Aribo but three minutes after the break Casemiro equalised.