Atletico Madrid get warm reception in Uyo

Fernando Torres arrives Nigeria with Atletico Madrid

Nigerians stormed the Uyo International Airport, singing and cheering Atletico Madrid on Monday night.

The Spanish giants are in the Southern city for a Hybrid friendly with Super Eagles’ B team.

Among the Rojiblancos team who showed up are skipper, Gabi Fernandez, Fernando Torres and Jan Oblak.


Goalkeepers: Jan Oblak, Axel Werner

Defenders: JuanFran, Sergio Gonzalez, Francisco Montero, Rafael Munoz, Andres Solano

Midfielders: Gabi Fernandez, Angel Correa, Victor ‘Vitolo’ Perez, Thomas Partey, Roberto Olabe, Juan Aguero Nunez, Antonio Moya, Mikel Carro, Joaquin Munoz, Jot

Strikers: Fernando Torres, Kevin Gameiro, Borja Garces

Diego Simeone’s charges will take on the Super Eagles B side in a hybrid friendly encounter at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Tuesday by 6pm.