Atletico Madrid players arrive Uyo for friendly with Super Eagles

Atletico Madrid players arrive Uyo for friendly with Super Eagles

- Atletico Madrid stars land in Uyo for friendly against Super Eagles

- The match will be played at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo

- Fernando Torres, Gabi, Jan Oblak and others were with the team

Spanish La Liga side Atletico Madrid have arrived Uyo to honour the invitational friendly against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

The match will be played at the Godswill Akpabio stadium.on Tuesday, May, 22 where Nigeria will field a Team B side, against the Rojiblancos.

READ ALSO: Iwobi lands in Uyo ahead of Super Eagles friendly with DR Congo

The Atletico superstars that arrived Uyo included, Fernando Torres, Gabi, Jan Oblak, Thomas Partey, Kevin Gameiro and the likes.

Atletico Madrid players arrive Uyo for friendly with Super Eagles

Diego Simeone in Uyo. Photo Credit: Nomso Obiajuru

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was also welcomed by Nigerians at the international airport when their plane landed.

Simeone's side confirmed their second place finish in La Liga following a 2-2 draw with visiting Eibar at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Atletico Madrid players arrive Uyo for friendly with Super Eagles

Fernando Torres. Photo Credit: Nomso Obiajuru

Rojiblancos also emerged winners in the Europa League after a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Marseille with Antoine Griezmann scoring a brace.

A host of home-based Eagles have been selected by Salisu Yusuf to fly Nigeria's flag against the second best side in La Liga.

Atletico Madrid players arrive Uyo for friendly with Super Eagles

Gabi. Photo Credit: Nomso Obiajuru

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Meanwhile, the Super Eagles will also take on the Democratic Republic of Congo in Port Harcourt on May, 25.

NAIJ.com had earlier reported Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi has arrived Uyo in the Super Eagles final preparation for football showpiece.

Gernort Rohr had also released a 30-man provisional which was also reported by NAIJ.com as the final 23 will be reportedly announced after the DR Congo match.

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Source: Naija.ng

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