–Eagles stars out to help clubs
Super Eagles midfielder Joel Obi will be hoping to build on his impressive performance for the Nerazzuri when they host FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk at the Sansiro stadium today in UEFA Europa League game.
The 23-year old Inter Milan who salvaged a point for Roberto Mancini’s side in the Milan derby on Sunday has made two appearances totaling 42 minutes.
Inter won 1-0 at Dnipro in the opening group game and have remained unbeaten in seven games.
They need only to avoid defeat to be sure of a top-two finish in UEFA Europa League Group F.
In Spain, Ikechukwu Uche’s Villarreal will need to confirm their place in the round of 32 with a Group A win against VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The 30-year old forward who made a brief but telling impact as a second-half substitute in the reverse fixture, scoring the equaliser for the Yellow Submarines is expected to lead the line tonight. He has scored three goals in 10 La Liga appearances so far this term.
Nigerian skipper Vincent Enyeama is expected to be in goal for Lille as they battle for a win in tonight’s clash to preserve their round of 32 chances.
Enyeama has made a total of 21 saves in four appearances this term. The 32 year old shot stopper is also in the running for the CAF and BBC African footballer of the year award.