Champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Rivers United will travel to Madrid tonight (Monday) for the team’s pre-season camp.
Rivers United were crowned winners of the NPFL pre-season Super-4 tournament after a 1-0 defeat of Wikki Tourists on Sunday.
Rivers United finished the 2015/2016 Nigeria domestic top flight season on
second positon behind winners Enugu Rangers.
At a reception for the team, Rivers state governor, Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike
promised they will conduct their pre-season at Real Madrid of Spain,
himself being a fan of Real Madrid FC.
According to La Liga ambassador in Nigeria, Mutiu Adepoju.
He said, “We’ll travel this (Monday December 12) night through Abuja, Lufthansa will fly the team.”
Adepoju will be on the delegation as La Liga representative in Nigeria.They are providing the travel logistics, arrange friendly matches for them there and as well organise tour sites for the team while in Spain.