By Johnny Edward:
Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow will face Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The UEFA Europa League quarter-final draw was conducted in Nyon on Friday.
Musa, who bagged his first goal in the competition in CSKA Moscow’s 3-2 second leg win over Olympique Lyon on Thursday, will travel to the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of the tie scheduled for the 5th of April.
The draw which was anchored by former France and Barcelona defender Eric Abidal also saw former winners of the UEFA Europa League Atletico Madrid take on Sporting Lisbon from Portugal in the quarter-finals while Italian side SS Lazio will take on FC Salzburg.
German club RB Leipzig, making their first appearance in the competition, will face Olympique Marseille.
The quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League will be played on Thursday 5 and Thursday 12 April.
The final of the competition will hold at the Stade de Lyon in May.