By Sab Osuji:
Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL Super 4 champions, Rivers United
will be airlifted to Madrid, Spain tonight (Monday), December 12, where they are scheduled to set up pre-season camp, Completesportsnigeria.
The Pride of Rivers crowned winners of the NPFL pre-season Super-4
tournament after a 1-0 defeat of Wikki Tourists on Sunday in their third but last
match of the tournament to amasse six points while Rangers drew 1-1 with FC
Ifeanyiubah to end the tournament on five points.
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.
"We'll travel this (Monday Decembrer 12) night through Abuja," Mutiu
Adepoju who is the Country Manager of La Liga Nigeria told Completesportsnigeria.com.
"Lufthansa will fly the team," Adepoju, a former Nigeria international
Adepoju will be on the delegation as La Liga Nigeria are providing the
travel logistics, arrange friendly matches for them there and as well
organise tour sites for the team while in Spain.