Atletico Madrid name their squad for friendly against Nigeria

Atletico Madrid name their squad for friendly against Nigeria

- Fernando José Torres will play his last game for Atletico Madrid against Super Eagles on Tuesday, May 22

- Nigeria will host Atletico Madrid who are the current Europa League champions in a friendly match in Uyo

- The 20 man Atletico Madrid squad are expected anytime from now to arrive Nigeria ahead of the big game

Spanish giants Atletico Madrid have announced a 20-man squad that will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a friendly match that will be played in Uyo on Tuesday, May 22.

Former Liverpool star Fernando Torres is expected to lead Atletico Madrid's attack against the Super Eagles in what will be his last game for the club.

Torres scored both goals for Atletico Madrid in their last game of the La Liga season which ended in a 2-2 draw against Eibar.

The Friendly match will be played at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.

GOALKEEPERS - Jan Oblak, Axel Werner

DEFENDERS – JuanFran, Sergio Gonzalez, Francisco Montero, Rafael Munoz, Andres Solano

MIDFIELDERS – Gabi Fernandez ©, Angel Correa, Victor ‘Vitolo’ Perez, Thomas Partey, Roberto Olabe, Juan Aguero Nunez, Antonio Moya, Mikel Carro, Joaqiun Munoz, Jot

STRIKERS – Fernando Torres, Kevin Gameiro, Borja Garces.

Players like Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa who helped the club to win the 2017/18 Europa League title will not face the Super Eagles in Uyo.

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Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Spanish giants Atletico Madrid won the 2017/18 Europa League title after beating French club Olympique Marseille 3-0 in the final on Wednesday night, May 16.

Frenchman Antoine Griezmann scored two goals for Atletico Madrid, and he could be on his way to Barcelona this summer.

Going into the final, Atletico Madrid have won the competition in 2010 and 2012 and have lost in two Champions League finals since.

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