Nigeria Professional Football League club, Rivers United is set to undertake a training tour of Spain by middle of November and have already applied for their entry visas.
The tour of Spain for the 2017 CAF Champions League campaigners is in line with the fulfillment of the promise made by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Rivers United coach, Stanley Eguma, who is presently in Abuja for a CAF Licence A course, disclosed they are very much on course for the trip to Spain.
“The management of the team is preparing the team for a pre-season tour of Spain,” he said.
“We also have a series of friendly matches lined up both at home and abroad.
“We have made contact in various African countries like Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo for friendly matches in preparation for our continental competition.”
“We are resuming on Monday and after two weeks of training we will be heading to Spain to commence our pre-season tour.”
Coach Eguma confirmed they have signed several new players but would prefer not to make public their identities.
“We have made necessary contacts about the players we want to recruit to beef up our squad, but I would not mention their names for obvious reasons,” he said.