BREAKING NEWS: Atletico Madrid to play Nigeria in Uyo
Nigerian Football News By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 10/05/2018
Atletico Madrid is to round off their season with a friendly match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria (CHAN team) in the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup in Uyo.The La Liga giants who are currently sitting second in the La Liga table with 75 points from 36 matches, will be visiting Nigeria for the first time where they would play against the Super Eagles. The game is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, at the Godswill Akpabio stadium six days after the Europa League final in Lyon.New of the game was announced at a press conference held at the MultiChoice office in Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday.
At the press conference was the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick, NFF second Vice President and Chairman League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko, LaLiga delegate Javier Del Rio; General Manager, Sales and Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria Martin Mabutho and former Super Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju.Mabutho said: “We are delighted to bring one of the three biggest clubs from LaLiga to Nigeria in what we believe will be a historic visit.