Adepoju excited about Nigeria's friendly against Atletico Madrid, commends organizers

Adepoju excited about Nigeria's friendly against Atletico Madrid, commends organizers

- Mutiu Adepoju lauds MultiChoice for the decision to bring Atletico Madrid to Nigeria for a friendly against Super Eagles

- The former Super Eagles player says the game will offer an opportunity for the Super Eagles to prepare for the World Cup starting next month in Russia

- He urged Super Eagles players selected for the match to perform well for the world to see

Former Super Eagles and La Liga star Mutiu Adepoju has praised the decision of MultiChoice Nigeria to bring La Liga giants, Atletico Madrid, to Nigeria for the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup.

Adepoju, who starred for two LaLiga sides, Racing Satander and Real Sociedad, made this known in a telephone interview.

According to him, the proposed visit of Atletico Madrid will impact positively on Nigerian football.

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The La Liga ambassador said: “MultiChoice, SuperSport and GOtv have done well for Nigeria and Nigerian football by bringing Atletico Madrid to Nigeria. It shows they are keen on rewarding subscribers and putting Nigeria on the global football map, and they are also providing an opportunity for our players to be noticed by big European teams. They have supported Nigerian sports through the years and I’m happy they have not relented."

He explained that LaLiga has had a very rewarding partnership with MultiChoice.

The former international also urged Super Eagles players selected for the match to perform well for the world to see. He added that the match also offers further an opportunity for the Super Eagles to prepare for the World Cup starting next month in Russia.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that Nigeria's Super Eagles will play Atletico Madrid in a friendly game at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium on Tuesday, May 22, in the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup.

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Source: Naija.ng

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