SOLOMON-OTABOR GETS EAGLES CALL-UP AHEAD OF BRAZIL CLASH

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CSKA Sofia winger Viv Efosa Solomon-Otabor has been given a late call-up by Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr for the friendly against Brazil.

Super Eagles will play five-times world champions Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallangin on saturday.

A tweet on the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF’s) official handle on Sunday night said Solomon-Otabor has been called-up by Rohr in replacement for the injured Samuel Kalu.

It is the first time Solomon-Otabor has been invited to the Super Eagles.

“Viv Efosa Solomon-Otabor of PFC CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria, has been called up by Coach Gernot Rohr to replace injured Bordeaux winger, Samuel Kalu, for the Oct. 13 friendly against Brazil in Singapore,” the NFF tweeted.

Kalu was injured in training with his French club, Bordeaux, and was not part of the 3-1 away loss at Toulouse as a result of the setback.

Solomon-Otabor, has featured in seven league games for CSKA Sofia this season, and according to reports Gernot Rohr had named Tyronne Ebuehi as a replacement for Leganes defender, Kenneth Omeruo on Saturday.

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