UCL 3rd Round Qualifiers: Echiejile Faces Emenike As Ideye Tackles Ogu

UCL 3rd Round Qualifiers: Echiejile Faces Emenike As Ideye Tackles Ogu

By James Agberebi:

The third round of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers takes place this week (Today and tomorrow), with a number of Nigerian players expected to feature for their respective clubs, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

In (Tuesday's) today's fixtures, former junior international, Kehinde Fatai and his Czech Republic side, Sparta Praha, will host 1986 Champions League winners Steaua Bucuresti.

On Wednesday, Super Eagles' defender, Efe Ambrose's Celtic will be guests to FC Astana of kazakhstan.

Celtic, who are the reigning Scottish champions, saw off little known Lincoln Red Imps from Gibraltar 3-1 on aggregate to progress into the third round.

In Turkey, former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Emenike and Super Eagles left-back, Emmanuel Emenike, will go head-to-head when Fenebahce welcome AS Monaco.

Another tie will see two Nigerians, Brown Ideye and John Ogu do battle against each other when Greek champions, Olympiakos entertain Hapoel Be'er Sheva.

In Slovakia, Trencin, who parades Rabiu Ibrahim, Samuel Kalu, Maduka Udeh and Aliko Bala, will take on Polish side Legia Warszawa.

 

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