The newly-crowned UEFA Europa League champions, Atletico Madrid have named a strong 21-man team, including striker Fernando Torres and goalkeeper Jan Oblak, for the highly-rated friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles B team in the inaugural edition of the GOtv MAX Cup.
The match has been scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, on May 22.
Diego Simeone, coach of the team, picked few members of the squad that triumphed in Lyon on Wednesday. He however omitted players who have been called up for their respective national teams ahead of the World Cup.
Earlier, Super Eagles handler for the game, Salisu Yusuf, on Thursday invited 23 players, comprising top NPFL stars and selected foreign-based professionals for the friendly.
The Nigerian team are expected to travel to Uyo this weekend.
See Full List Of Atletico Madrid’s Squad
Torres Sans Fernando Jose
Torres Belen Juan Francisco
Angel Martin Correa
Montoro Rodriguez Antonio
Roberto Olabe Del Arco
Conde Alcolado Diego Jose
Gonzalez Testoni Sergio
Moreno Fernadez Juan
Aguero Nunez Juan Cruz