Carlos Puyol Sets Foot in Nigeria Ahead of UEFA Champions League Tour in Uyo

Xavier Aguilar, Mutiu Adepoju, Carles Puyol and Jay Jay Okocha

Three times Champions League winner and former FC Barcelona defender Carlos Puyol has arrived Nigeria on Monday ahead of the UEFA Champions League Tour holding at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday.

He is expected to arrive alongside the iconic UEFA Champions League trophy and will meet fans and football stakeholders in Uyo and Lagos respectively.


In a recent video clip, the ex-Spanish international personally called out to fans to take part in the two days experience of excitement arranged by Heineken, partners of UEFA from April 16 to April 18.

Puyol will lead Chairman Team against Jay Jay Okocha’s Shine Shine Bobo Team in what Heineken terms the “Unmissable Match” as Players from the domestic league, selected Heineken consumers and other former Nigerian internationals will complete the rest of both teams.

Godswill Akpabio International Stadium aka Nest of Champions

The UCL Tour is a continuation of a tradition already established by Heineken, which has been a major sponsor of the Champions League for about fourteen (14) years and have partnered with UEFA for 25 years.


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