By Adeboye Amosu:
The Nigeria Professional Football League All-Stars side lost 2-1 against Valencia in their first game of the NPFL La Liga tour, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Alvaro Medran put Valencia ahead in the 10th minute while Joseph Osadiaye equalised for the NPFL All-Stars in the 32nd minute.
Rodrigo Moreno scored the winning goal six minutes from time.
Valencia dominated the opening exchanges and were rewarded for their efforts when Medran headed a cross past Ikechukwu Ezenwa for the opener.
The Nigerian selected side struggled to get going in the game as the hosts failed to relinquish their dominance even after the goal.
Salisu Yusuf’s men however restored parity through Joseph Osadiaye in the 32nd minute.
They grew in confidence afterwards and kept the Spainiards at bay for a long spell.
Valencia however grabbed the winner in the 84th minute through Moreno.
The forward pounced on a long ball and rounded up Ezenwa before slotting the ball in the net.
The NPFL All- Stars will face Malaga in their next game on Friday.