By Johnny Edward:
HJK Helsinki's Nigerian trio of Taye Taiwo, Nnamdi Oduamadi and Paul Onovo will face Lithuanian side, FK Atlantas in the UEFA Europa League first round qualifying series, Completesportsnigeria
HJK Helsinki who currently leads the Finnish League (Veikkausliiga) log on goal difference, will be away to FK Atlantas on the 30th of June with the return leg scheduled for the Sonera stadium a week later, it was announced in a draw held in Nyon on Monday.
Taiwo has scored six goals from 15 league games while Oduamadi has weighed in four from the same number of games.
HJK Helsinki will face either Beroe Stara Zagora from Bulgaria or FK Radnik Bijeljina from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the second qualifying round.
In Scotland, Juwon Oshaniwa is expected to feature for Hearts when they play Estonian outfit FC Infonet away in the first leg of Europa League first qualifying round tie.
Oshaniwa has been linked away from the four-time Scottish Champions, after spending one season in the SPL played 25 games last season.
Recall in 2012 Hearts lost at the Europa League play-off phase.
Also Nosa Igiebor's Maccabi Tel Aviv will host Slovenian Nova Gorica in the first leg of the Europa League first qualifying round.