Europa League Draw: Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun to clash with Peter Olayinka while Believe Atiemwen’s Zagreb face Tottenham

Europa League draws from the perspective of Nigerian players.

Leon Balogun and Peter Olayinka will go against each other in the Europa League  (Instagram)

Following the completion of the Round-of-32, the draw for the Europa League Round-of-16 was held on Friday, February 26, 2021 with a slew of interesting fixtures.

We look at these fixtures from the perspective of Nigerian players.

All allegiances will be cut as Nigerian players Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun go against their compatriot Peter Olayinka in Slava Praha Vs Rangers.

Olayinka will look to continue his excellent form in the competition, where he has scored two goals. He grabbed an assist as Praha beat favourites Leicester City to progress.

Aribo has been in good form for Rangers this season, and he is also a player to watch in this competition.

Fresh off scoring in the previous round, Believe Atiemwen will be looking for more goals as his side Dinamo Zagreb face Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham in the Round-of-16.

Atiemwen has scored two goals in this competition.

In another fixture, Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal will face Dynamo Kyiv.


Ajax v Young Boys Young Boys

Dynamo Kyiv v Villarreal Villarreal

Roma v Shakhtar Donetsk Shakhtar Donetsk

Olympiacos v Arsenal Arsenal

Dinamo Zagreb v Tottenham

Man. United v Milan

Granada v Molde


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