PHOTOS: Atlético arrive for Super Eagles friendly
Nigerian Football News By: Ayodeji Tunde | 22/05/2018
Spanish top flight LaLiga side Atletico de Madrid have arrived Uyo ahead of their friendly against the home-based Super Eagles team of Nigeria. The match will be played at the Godswill Akpabio stadium on Tuesday, May, 22 where Nigeria will field a strong side, against the Rojiblancos. Alongside the players, was Atletico de Madrid Coach Diego Simeone, and he was also warmly welcomed by fans at the international airport when they all arrived.
Simeone's side confirmed their second place finish in the final weekend of the LaLiga following a 2-2 draw with visiting Eibar at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Those who thought this would be a much weakened Atletico de Madrid side are mistaken, as it is a very strong looking lineup going up against the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria.
The match is part of the