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.
.@atletienglish receive a warm welcome in Nigeria ahead of their friendly against @NGSuperEagles! 🇳🇬🙌#LaLigaWorld pic.twitter.com/G3jmRV64bp
— LaLiga (@LaLigaEN) May 21, 2018
ATLETICO MADRID SQUAD IN FULL
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.