By Bassey Ibiatisuho
The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategies, Charles Udoh, ex-internationals, Daniel Amokachi, Austin Eguavoen, Mutiu Adepoju and Uche Okechukwu have been confirmed to participate in the UEFA Champions League trophy tour match tagged the “Unmissable Match”
The match which will take place at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Tuesday, April 16 will feature former Barcelona and Spain defender, Carles Puyol as captain of the of the Chairman team accompanied by 10 other players from Akwa United against the Shine Shine Bobo team with Austin Okocha as the captain including other ex-internationals and the state commissioner for information, Charles Udoh.
The Akwa United team will comprise two goalkeepers, seven defenders, six midfielders and seven attackers.
Players selected for the match include; Captain Otobong Effiong, Mfon Udoh, Ndifreke Effiong, Denis Nya, Etim Mathew, Cyril Olisema, Aniefiok Godspower, Wisdom Fernando, Vice captain Godspower Igudia and Ojo Olorunleke.
Others include, Chigozie Chilekwu, Kodjovi Dadzie, Wilson Elu, Marshal Johnson, Emmanuel Iwu, Paul Obata, Emmanuel Charles, Ubong Idio, Ubong Essien, Ocheme Edoh, Daniel Ekpo and youngster Godswill Nicholas.
The Unmissable Match is organised by the official Beer partners of the UEFA Champions League, Heineken as part of the UEFA Champions League trophy tour of Nigeria.
The match kicks-off by 5pm and fans are expected to get tickets at the gate of the stadium.