Torres, Gamiero, Partey In Atletico Squad To Face Nigeria
Veteran striker, Fernando Torres has been lined up with other Atletico Madrid’s first team player in the squad to face Nigeria in Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.
The team, consisting of both regulars and reserves, would be hoping to blend and have a good outing in Nigeria.
Among the team is Ghanian international Thomas Partey.
Partey was part of Atletico’s team that lifted the Europa League in Lyon against Olympique Marseille.
Also in the team are; Kevin Gamiero, Angel Correa, Gabi Fernandez and Jan Oblak.
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, Joaqiun Munoz, Jot
Strikers: Fernando Torres, Kevin Gameiro, Borja Garces.
The hybrid friendly, which was put together by MultiChoice Nigeria in collaboration with LaLiga was tagged GOtv MAX Cup.
Diego Simeone’s men are expected in the Akwa Ibom state capital on Monday evening for the encounter scheduled to kick off at 6:00 pm (West African Time) on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.