The President of the Brazilian Football Federation, CBF, Antonio Carlos Nunes, reckons that the Nigeria national teams – U17s, U20s, U23s and Super Eagles – are the best in Africa.
Nunes made the declaration while presenting a souvenir to the Nigeria Football Federation during the international friendly between both countries on Thursday.
“For us in Brazil and South America, we see the national teams from Nigeria as the best in Africa, and as such playing host to your team who are the champions of Africa is not only an honor but a thing of pride.
“And so it is a thing of joy that your federation accepted to play us,” said Antonio Carlos Nunes.
The Nigeria delegation,made up of nine players and six officials, will arrive in Lagos at 2010 hours on Sunday.
The team will immediately proceed on a one –week break to resume camp on the April 4.