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Falcons Know Foes In UEFA Women’s Champions League Draws

By Rachael Ugiagbe

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The draw for the Round of 32 for the UEFA Women’s Champions League season 2015/16 has been made, which sees a hosts of Nigerian female footballers featuring in this year’s competition with their respective club sides.

Super Falcons captain Evelyn Nwabuoku and Charity Adule‘s BIIK-Kazygurt of Khazastan will entertain Spanish opponents FC Barcelona in the first leg before going to Spain for the return leg.

Having qualified as one of the three debutants to be seeded following the qualifying round exit of Apollon Limassol, Swedish club KIF Orebro will travel to Greece to keep a date with PAOK FC, having the likes of Sarah Michael and Ogonna Chukwudi at their disposal.

Uchechi Sunday was outstanding for ZFK Minsk of Belarus during the qualifying round, scoring 8 goals as they qualified with a game to go.

With her compatriots; Esther Sunday, Gift Otuwe, Onome Ebi and Tawa Ishola on the pay-roll at Minsk, the team will host Denmark’s Fortuna Hjorring in the first leg.

Liverpool will be hoping that forward Asisat Oshoala shakes off her injury before they take on Brescia of Italy. Asisat has been on the sidelines for weeks owing to a knee injury.

The first leg ties comes up on October 7 and 8 with the return legs a week later, on 14 and 15 October.

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