Confirmed ! Aina Pulls Out Of Eagles Friendly With Brazil


Ola Aina has pulled out of Nigeria’s upcoming international friendly with five time world champions Brazil due to injury.

It will be recalled that had earlier reported the player is likely opt out of the clash billed for October 13 in Singapore due to unforeseen circumstances.


It has now been confirmed that the former Chelsea youngster will miss the crunch game due to fitness reasons.


“Just in: Torino of Italy wing back Ola Aina is out of Sunday’s international friendly against Brazil. He picked up an injury after a domestic accident and will not be available. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong,”reads a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday morning.


Aina has now becomes the third player to pull out of after Leganes of Spain defender Kenneth Omeruo and Girondis Bordeaux of France winger Samuel Kalu for the same reason.

However Gernot Rohr may not be permitted to replace the player due to lack of time may not permit head coach.

Aina was a late substitute in Torino’s goalless draw with Napoli over the weekend.


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