Nigeria Football

Torres, Oblak to lead the Europa League champions against Super Eagles

Fernando Torres and sought after goalie Jan Oblak are among the high profile players that has landed in Nigeria for the friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Ateltico Madrid of Spain.

Fresh from their Europa Cup triumph, Atletico Madrid will beplaying one more game before the end of the season. Although former Chelsea striker Diego Costa who is a popular figure among Nigerian fans will not be taking part, the fans will get to meet stars.

Atletico Madrid squad to face Nigeria in today’s friendly match.

Jan Oblak
Torres Sans Fernando Jose
Felipe Luiz
Torres Belen Juan Francisco
Angel Martin Correa
Victor Perez
Thomas Patey
Wilfredo Werner
Kevin Gameiro
Montoro Rodriguez Antonio
Roberto Olabe Del Arco
Dos Santos Ferreira Miguel
Conde Alcolado Diego Jose
Gonzalez Testoni Sergio
Moreno Fernadez Juan
Munoz Obejero Carlos Isaac
Schiappacasse Oliva Nicolas Javier
Aguero Nunez Juan Cruz
Arona Sane

The following players will represent Nigeria and will be coached by Salisu Yusuf.

Olufemi Kayode (Lobi Stars)
Olorunleke Ojo (Akwa United)
Olufemi Thomas (Rangers International)
Musa Muhammed (Lokomotiv Plovdiv)
Stanley Okoroma (MFM FC)
Ebube Duru (Lobi Stars)
Ikouwem Utin (Enyimba FC)
Adeleye Olamilekan (FC IfeanyiUbah)
Austin Opara (MFM FC)
Isiaka Oladuntoye (Enyimba FC)
Chinedu Ajana (Katsina United)
Raphael Ayagwa (Plateau United)
Destiny Ashadi (Katsina United)
Kelechi Nwakali (MVV Maastricht, Netherlands)
Alhassan Ibrahim (FK Austrian Wien)
Chidiebere Nwakali (Aberdeen FC, Scotland)
Usman Mohammed (Norway)
Dayo Ojo (Sunshine Stars)
Emem Eduok (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey)
Sadiq Umar (NAC Breda, Netherlands)
Tosin Omoyele (Plateau United)
Kadiri Samadi (Lobi Stars)

The match will be played today at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo by 6pm.

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