FOUR ROOKIES INCLUDED IN BRAZIL’S SQUAD AGAINST SENEGAL, NIGERIA

Experience and youthful agility are qualities Brazil plan to unleash when they face Senegal and Nigeria on Thursday and Sunday respectively.

Brazilian squad at the training session on Tuesday

While the likes of Daniel Alves, Neymar and Thiago Silva come with experience, four previously uncapped players may supply the youthful zeal expected from the Brazilian side.

According to information gathered by Sports Village Square from the Brazilian Football Confederation the four debutants are Marcio Almeida de Oliveira of Botafogo in Brazil, Matheus Henrique de Souza of Grêmio F.P.A., Renan Augusto Lodi dos Santos of C. Atletico de Madrid and Aderbar Melo dos Santos Neto of C.Athletico Paranaense.

With the mixture of old and young players, the average age of the Brazilian squad is put at 25 years and seven months.