Echiejile’s Monaco Gets Evian Hurdle

Echiejile’s Monaco Gets Evian Hurdle

–In Coupe de France Round of 32

Nigeria’s Elderson Echiejile French side, AS Monaco will face Evian-Thonon-Gaillard FC at the Stade Louis II in the Coupe de France Round of 32.

Echiejile who played the entire duration of his side’s 2-0 win over Nimes last Sunday is hopeful of Monaco’s chances of progressing to the next round.

“We face a Ligue 1 team in the Cup game and we will be fully ready to face them,” he said.
Other Ligue 1 fixtures in the Coupe de France include.

Meanwhile, the pick of the fixtures will be the meeting between Girondins de Bordeaux and Paris Saint-Germain, who defeated Montpellier Hérault SC 3-0 in their Round of 64. Stade Rennais FC will play host to Stade de Reims, while FC Nantes take on Olympique Lyonnais.

Also, SC Bastia face 2012 runners-up, Quevilly while FC Metz also travel to Normandy for a tie with Avranches. AS Saint-Etienne face second division side Tours while holders En Avant Guingamp take on another Ligue 2 outfit, Châteauroux.

The round of 32 ties is to be played 20th and 21st January.

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