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Leigh & Brix Valerenga to meet Barcelona in pre-season

Jun 23, 2010, 2:45 PM | Article By: Sainabou Kujabi

Gambian stars in the Norwegian Eliteserien side Vålerenga will on July 29 host Barcelona in the Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo, as a part of Barcelona's only trainer in Europe before the start of next season in Spain.

Currently at 3rd and on 25 points on the table, Dawda Leigh, Kristian Brix and Valerenga, are counting down to meet one of the world's obvious best team.

Already 3000 tickets were sold during the first and half hour time. The stadium is already sold out, ahead of the clash described by football pundits as a team event for everyone who loves football.

Norwegian football manager, Martin Andresen, is looking forward to meeting a team of Barcelona's calibre.
"This is a fantastic opportunity for our players to meet some of the world's best players. There will be an educational game for our players," said Andresen on VIF TV.
He stated that to meet this type of players they provide good reference point on what it takes to become a better football player.

"To be able to match us against a good opponent is very good for Vålerenga as a club, and this is a game we really look forward to playing," Andresen concluded.