Lagos - Nigerian players in the UEFA Women's Champions
League are locked in tough battles as they bid to fire their teams to the next
round of the competition.
The tie of the second leg appears to be between Evelyn
Nwabuoku and Adule Charity's BIIK Kazygurt coming up against highly fancied
Barcelona Ladies at the Mini Estadi.
Barcelona earned a 1-1 draw in Kazakstan, but the visiting
team are a different kind of opponent when they are on the road.
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Another big match-up involving a Nigerian is the Liverpool
Ladies versus Brescia CF tie. Asisat Oshoala has been named in the squad and
she is expected to start the game after having a 45-minute playing time in
Italy last week.
Uchechi Sunday, whose goals have been crucial for recently crowned
Belarus Women's Premier League champions Minsk will lead the line once again as
they face Chichi Igbo's Fortuna Hjørring in Denmark. Other Nigerians in the
Minsk line-up are Onome Ebi, Gift Otuwe and Esther Sunday.
Ogonna Chukwudi and Sarah Michael who were both pivotal for
KIF Orebro in the first leg 3-0 win against PAOK have been tipped to
consolidate on their amazing form at Behrn Arena.
Elsewhere, Ebere Ngozi's PSG will hope to consolidate on
their 6-0 first leg advantage with a home fixture against Olimpia
The second legs of the ties are scheduled for 14th and 15th
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