Europa League: Ndidi, Osimhen, Chukwueze, Aribo Get Last 32 Opponents

Super Eagles duo Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun will face Royal Antwerp in the last 32 of the Europa League after Rangers were drawn against the Belgian side in Monday’s draws.

Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal were handed a tough tie against Austrian side RB Salzburg while Leke James will go up against Super Eagle defender Kevin Akpoguma after Molde and Hoffenheim were drawn together in the knockouts.

Victor Osimhen’s Napoli will take on Granada while Manchester United face a tricky tie against Real Sociedad, however, Odion Ighalo who would have ended his loan spell with the Red Devils and returned to his parent club Shanghai Shenhua will not feature.

The tie however sees former United man Adnan Janujaz face his former club while former Manchester City midfielder David Silva will relish the prospect of taking on familiar foes.

Another all Nigerian battle awaits in the tie between Slavia Prague and Leicester City with Slavia’s Peter Olayinka squaring up against Super Eagles duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi.

Club Brugge who have Nigerian duo David Okereke and Emmanuel Dennis in their squad take on Dynamo Kiev in the last of the ties involving Nigerians.

Tottenham face Wolfsberger while Arsenal were handed a difficult tie against Portuguese giants Benfica.

The first legs will be played on Thursday 18 February, with the second legs on 25 February.

Europa League Last 32 Draw

Wolfsberger v Tottenham

Dynamo Kyiv v Club Brugge

Real Sociedad v Manchester United

Benfica v Arsenal

Red Star Belgrade v AC Milan

Royal Antwerp v Rangers

Slavia Prague v Leicester

Salzburg v Villarreal

Braga v Roma

Krasnodar v Dinamo Zagreb

Young Boys v Bayer Leverkusen

Molde v Hoffenheim

Granada v Napoli

Maccabi Tel-Aviv v Shakhtar Donetsk

Lille v Ajax

Olympiakos v PSV