Brazil holds first training session ahead of clash with Eagles

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It was gathered from the leading publication in Singapore, The Strait Times that a sellout crowd of 51,577 turned out at the National Stadium to catch Neymar's dazzling tricks and flicks, as the superstar forward scored all four goals in the five-time world champions' 4-0 friendly win over Japan. "But it is also good for us early birds because we stand a higher chance of getting an autograph or wefie". reported earlier Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze is upbeat Nigeria will hold their own against Brazil's Selecao during their global friendly billed for Sunday, October 13, at Singapore National Stadium.

Neymar's PSG teammate, Marquinhos and has also arrived the Asian country for the game, as well as the likes of Liverpool duo Roberto Firmino and Fabinho.

"I'm feeling better physically, more confident", he said.

Even though only 11 Brazil players (including Philippe Coutinho, Dani Alves, Lucas Paqueta, Casemiro and Eder Militao) are expected to arrive on Monday - the rest of their 23-man squad will fly in on Tuesday - the initial group are scheduled to train at the Kallang Football Hub on Monday evening.

Neymar was seen engaging Richarlison in a crossbar challenge which the latter won, before he joined the bulk of the players chilling by the sidelines. But you also have to think for our national coach Tite too.

Top officials in the NFF, however, remained hopeful that the delegation would get their entry visas before Thursday.

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