Technical Adviser of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL All-Star, Salisu Yusuf, has assured that the players will give a good representation of Nigeria as the team file out today against Valencia CF to kick-start action in their tour of the Spanish La Liga.
Yusuf spoke at a press conference at the Valencia FC Media Centre alongside Valencia coach, Pako Ayestaran shortly after the NPFL All-Star concluded their morning training session at the Valencia FC Cuitat Esportiva.
The coach, who noted that the club is a big team featuring in a world class league, La Liga, couple with its high standard facilities and good level of organisation, said the Nigeria’s domestic league players would give a good account of themselves.
Valencia CF coach, Ayestaran, said he had not particularly followed developments in the NPFL but he had some general knowledge about Nigerian football and believed that the match against the Nigerian league All-Star would help his club in their build up to the season opener just a few days away.
Ayestaran pointed out that Valencia did not go on break as some clubs do, but only takes a transition after each season, adding that the club’s target was to be in the Champions League.