Europa League winners Atlético Madrid have arrived Uyo ahead of their friendly game against the locally established Super Eagles team of Nigeria.
The match is a part of the LaLiga World Project which sorts out friendly matches involving La Liga teams everywhere throughout the World and Spanish side will be playing the Super Eagles at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Tuesday, May, 22 where Nigeria will handle a solid Rojiblancos side.
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Alongside the players was Atletico boss Diego Simeone, and he was warmly given a hospitable welcome by fans at the airport when they all landed.
Simeone’s side affirmed their second-place finish on the Spanish top flight log in the day of the LaLiga following a 2-2 draw with Eibar at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Los Rojiblancos also emerged winners in the Europa League after a far-reaching 3-0 triumph over Marseille with Antoine Griezmann, who is on National obligation getting ready for the FIFA World Cup with his French colleagues, getting a brace at the Europa League final.
Critics who thought this would be a much debilitated Atletico de Madrid side are mistaken, as it is an exceptionally solid looking lineup going upward against the home-Super Eagles of Nigeria.
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