Johannesburg - Super Eagles duo of Ahmed Musa and Elderson
Echiejile were on target on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League group stage
Russian army club CSKA Moscow will be part of the UEFA
Champions League group stage draw on Thursday thanks to three goals from
Ivorian Seydou Doumbia bagged a brace and Nigerian Ahmed
Musa snatched the tie-clinching goal in a 3-1 midweek home triumph over
Algerian El-Arbi Hillel Soudani will be another African to
feature in the last-32 mini-league stage after scoring twice for Dinamo Zagreb.
Also read: Ahmed Musa dedicates UCL brace to newborn daughter
SEYDOU DOUMBIA (CSKA Moscow)
Penalty area opportunism enabled Doumbia to score twice as
CSKA overcame a 2-1 first-leg deficit from last week.
His first goal came after a free-kick was deflected into his
path and the second was a tap-in after Musa crossed.
AHMED MUSA (CSKA Moscow)
The diminutive winger smashed the ball into the net from
close range with five minutes left to secure his club a place in the lucrative
Musa has been a pivotal figure during the qualifiers,
scoring twice away to Czech side Sparta Prague in the previous round.
EL-ARBI HILLEL SOUDANI (Dinamo Zagreb)
The striker opened and closed the scoring as Croat outfit
Dinamo won 4-1 at home to Albanian club Skenderbeu for a 6-2 aggregate triumph.
Soudani nodded in a cross to the far post on nine minutes
and after testing the goalkeeper with several long-range shots, he completed
the rout with a clinical finish.
ELDERSON ECHIEJILE (Monaco)
While Doumbia, Musa and Soudani can look forward to
Champions League group action, Nigerian Elderson must settle for the
second-tier Europa League.
His close-range poke gave Monaco a 2-1 second-leg victory
over Valencia, but the 2015 quarter-finalists were eliminated having lost by
two goals in Spain.For
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