EUROPA League: Super Eagles duo to face-off in Round of 32

Europa League By: Ayodeji Tunde | 12/12/2016


The Super Eagles duo of Brown Ideye and Aminu Umar have been pitched against each other in the Round of 32 Europa League draws held on Monday.

Both Umar and Ideye have been in good form for Osmanlispor and Olympiakos respectively this season.

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Umar just on Sunday scored the second goal for Osmanlispor, as they beat Akhisar Belediyespor 2-1, with Umar’s goal arriving in the 85th minute.

The Olympic 2016 bronze medalist has scored just two goals in the league this season as Osmanlispor try to climb up the table.

On his part, Ideye has also been banging the goals for his Greek side and it will be interesting to see how the Round of 32 clash will pan out between this two Nigerian players.

On Monday, Sixteen ties were drawn out, with the first legs to be played on February 16 and the return matches one week later on February 23