Torino of Italy defender Ola Aina has been ruled out Nigeria’s friendly encounter against five-time world champions, Brazil as a result of injury, reports Completesports.com.
“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 is third payer to withdraw from the game after Leganes of Spain defender Kenneth Omeruo and Girondis Bordeaux of France winger Samuel Kalu also pulled out as a result of injuries.
Tyronne Ebuehi and Viv Solomon-Otabor have been named as replacements for the duo.
Head coach of the side, Gernot Rohr is not expected to name a replacement for Aina as the timing is too short.
The Nigeria, Brazill friendly will take place at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallang on Sunday.
The game will will kick-off at 1pm Nigerian time.