- Fans in Uyo thrilled with the oncoming Super Eagles match against Atletico Madrid
- The Nigerian Team B will be on parade when they take on Los Rojiblancos
- Dieogo Simeone's side defeated Marseille 3-0 to emerge Europa League champions
Nigerians are in the grip of excitement over the forthcoming match between the Super Eagles match against La Liga giants Atletico Madrid for the inaugural GOtv MAX Cup.
Super Eagles Team B will play against the newly crowned Europa League champions on May, 22, at the Godswill Akpbaio stadium in Uyo.
Football fans in the city said they were delighted that Uyo is the first Nigerian city to host Diego Simeone's side.
They also stated that they are thrilled to have the opportunity to see the home-based Eagles execute the friendly.
“I am very happy that Atletico Madrid is coming to Uyo. I would definitely be at the stadium to watch the team. I pray and hope that the Super Eagles give a good account of themselves,” Inyang Bassey, a fan, said.
Sunday Ndifreke was grateful to the sponsors for facilitating the visit of a team of Atletico Madrid’s profile, adding that he is an admirer of their manager, Diego Simeone.
“I want to sincerely thank MultiChoice for putting together the GOtv MAX Cup and having it hosted in Uyo. I am a fan of Simeone because his team always gives everything. I definitely would be at the stadium,” he said.
A self-confessed Atletico Madrid fan, Samuel Okon, said the GOtv MAX Cup represents a dream fulfilled as he will be watching the match with his brother who is also a supporter of the Spanish team.
Atletico Madrid will finish the season in second place ahead of Real Madrid despite having a game at hand.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Wanda Metropolitano outfit defeated the Olympique Marseille by 3-0 in the final on Wednesday.
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