Neymar, Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Barbosa lead attack for Brazil against South Africa 4 August 2016

August 4, 2016 at 07:42 1 comment











Brazil open their Olympic campaign against South Africa on Thursday. Weverton has been called in to replace injured keeper Fernando Prass. Overage player Renato Augusto is in midfield. Neymar, Gabriel Barbosa, and Gabriel Jesus will form a three-pronged attack.
Brazil’s other Group A fixtures see them face Iraq on Sunday, then Denmark next Wednesday.
See the Brazil squad in full here
Date: 4 August 2016
Kick-off: 16:00 (Brasilia), 20:00 (London)
Venue: Mané Garrincha, Brasilia
Brazil (probable): Weverton, Zeca, Rodrigo Caio, Marquinhos, Douglas Santos, Thiago Maia, Renato Augusto, Felipe Anderson, Gabriel Barbosa, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar
Coach: Rogério Micale
South Africa (possible): February, Myala, Mathoho, Mngonyama, Coetzee, Masuku, Sandows, Ntshangase, Mekoa, Dolly, Morris
Coach: Owen da Gama
Officials: Antonio Mateu Lahoz, Pau Cebrian Devis, Roberto Díaz Pérez (All Spain)

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Man City target Gabriel Jesus to start for Brazil x Japan 30 July 2016 Brazil probable starting line-up x Iraq 7 August 2016

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