Celtic Name Ambrose For Champions League Action Tonight

Celtic Name Ambrose For Champions League Action Tonight

Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose may be in action tonight for his Scottish side Celtic as they play KR Reykjavik in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League qualifier.

Ambrose was in the Nigeria team at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, and has been a key cog in his team. He has been included in the Bhoys’ squad for tonight’s game despite not having enjoyed sufficient rest time after his World Cup assignment.

Scottish champions Celtic will face KR Reykjavik in the second qualifying round for the UEFA Champions League.

New manager Ronny Deila will face the champions of Iceland at home in his first competitive game in charge of the Glasgow club.

The first leg is set to be played at Murrayfield as Parkhead will play host to the Commonwealth Games, with the return fixture played on either July 22 or 23.

Former European champions Steaua Bucharest face Stromsgodset IF of Norway in the second qualifying round and the Romanian outfit will have home advantage in the second leg.

Lincoln Red Imps will become the first club from Gibraltar to participate in the Champions League when they lock horns with Faroe Islands club HB Torshavn in the first qualifying round – with the first leg played on either July 1 or 2.

The winner of the clash between those two minnows have the incentive of taking on Partizan Belgrade in the second qualifying round.

Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv lie in wait for the winner of the first qualifying round tie between Andorran champions FC Santa Coloma and Armenian club FC Banants.

Estonian club FC Levadia Tallinn and SP La Fiorita of San Marino meet in the other first qualifying round tie.

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