Atletico Madrid Beat Nigeria To Win GOtv Max Cup

Europa League Champions, Atletico Madrid defeated the Super Eagles Team B in Uyo on Tuesday 3-2 to win the GOtv Max Cup.

Kelechi Nwakali scored a stunner to give the Super Eagles the lead, Angel Correa restored parity for Atletico Madrid to end the first half 1-1.

Fernando Torres gave Atletico the lead after coming off the bench in his last match for hid boyhood Club.

Usman Muhammed equalized for Nigeria with a superb strike to send the supporters into a frenzy.

Borja Garcies scored the winner for Atletico Madrid five minutes from regulation time to give the Europa League Champions the win.

Fernando Torres was presented with a special gift as he made his final appearance for Atletico Madrid

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid Ghanian Midfielder, Thomas Partey hailed the performance of the Super Eagles Team B side who played their first game together.

“It was a very good game and their fans were behind them which made them grow well into the game,” the Ghana international said during his post-match interview.
“We did the right thing and we were able to get the victory. They are a good side.
“We have a philosophy of not underrating any team which helped us tonight.”
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