Rivers United FC  are expected to round off their preparations for the 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League season in Madrid, Spain.

Rivers United manager Okey Kpalukwu disclosed that the 41-man contingent will spend 10 days in Madrid.

While in Madrid, Rivers United FC is expected to face a La Liga club in a tune up game while proposed friendly matches have already been lined up against Segunda B clubs, Levante Union Deportiva II and Club Deportivo Alcoyano.

Rivers Utd
Rivers Utd

The Rivers United squad will also attend training sessions of a La Liga club (as well as the sessions of the youth teams of the club).

The technical crew of Rivers United led by manager, Stanley Eguma are also expected to be huge beneficiaries of the programme as a crash course on coaching methodology has already been arranged with the La Liga club.

On Monday, December 13, the Rivers United contingent will attend a La Liga match from 20:45

The Rivers United contingent is due back in Nigeria on Thursday, December 22.


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