BY DUSTAN AGHEDO
Singer and songwriter, Peter Okoye popularly known as Mr. P and celebrity OAP, VJ Adams unboxed the new LaLiga ball to signify the kick-off of the 2019/2020 LaLiga season.
The duo who were selected as part of a global campaign to herald the start of the new LaLiga season were also selected alongside a few other celebrities to see the opening game at the weekend where Villarreal will host Granada at the Estadio de la Ceramica.
With Super Eagles new sensation, Samuel Chukwueze in the midst doing his trade right there for the Yellow Submarines, Mr. P said he looks forward to the experience especially with the prospect of meeting with the Nigerian winger.
Mr. P who played football when he was younger and believed he could have played professional if he wasn’t a musician boasted to show Samuel Chukwueze a few tricks when they meet.
The Yellow Submarines who spent most of last season battling relegation will look to start the new season on a strong note with a win over newly promoted Granada who has another Nigerian, Azeez Ramon on their books.
Villarreal will be counting on the vociferous support of their fans to hit new heights this season. Interestingly, with the population of the town put at 51,000 inhabitants, half the town can fit into the 25,000 capacity Estadio de la Ceramica.