Rivers United Coach Stanley Eguma has said his team are to play friendlies against Malaga and Villarreal during a training tour of Spain.
The Rivers United delegation departed Nigeria Monday December 12 and are in Spain for 10 days.
The trip to Spain was part of the promises Rivers State Governor and Real Madrid fan, Nyesom Wike made to the team after they finished behind Rangers this past season.
An official of the team said Rivers United would return to Nigeria before the Christmas and after a few day break because of the festive period, the club would regroup for the final push towards the start of the league season.
At the weekend, they won the Pre-Season NPFL Super 4 tournament in Enugu ahead of the home team and league champions, Rangers.
Both teams will represent Nigeria in next year’s CAF Champions League.