Europa: Arsenal, Milan Get Decent Groups; Ogu, Nwakaeme Face Romanian Foes

Europa: Arsenal, Milan Get Decent Groups; Ogu, Nwakaeme Face Romanian Foes

Arsenal will travel to Germany, Belarus and Serbia in their away matches of the group stages of the Europa League conducted on Friday in Monaco, reports

The Gunners who missed qualification for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in 21 years were drawn alongside BATE Borisov (Belarus), Cologne (Germany) and Red Star Belgrade (Serbia) in Group H.

Super Eagles stars, John Ogu and Anthony Nwakaeme, will face the might of Viktoria Plzen, Steaua Bucharest and FC Lugano as Hapoel Beer-Sheva were drawn in Group G.

Togo international Emmanuel Adebayor will lead his team from the front as they face Braga, Ludogorets and Hoffenheim in Group C.

Italian giants AC Milan will face Greece’s AEK Athens among others in Group D.
The group stages of the competition will start on September 14.

Europa League Group Stage draw in full

Group A: Villarreal, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Astana, Slavia Prague

Group B: Dynamo Kiev, Young Boys, Partizan Belgrade, Skenderbeu

Group C: Braga, Ludogorets, Hoffenheim, Istanbul Basaksehir

Group D: AC Milan, Austria Vienna, NK Rijeka, AEK Athens

Group E: Lyon, Everton, Atalanta, Apollon Limassol

Group F: FC Copenhagen, Lokomotiv Moscow, Sheriff Tiraspol, FC Zlin

Group G: Viktoria Plzen, Steaua Bucharest, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, FC Lugano

Group H: Arsenal, BATE Borisov, Cologne, Red Star Belgrade

Group I: Salzburg, Marseille, Vitoria Guimaraes, Konyaspor

Group J: Athletic Bilbao, Hertha Berlin, Zorya Luhansk, Ostersunds

Group K: Lazio, Nice, Zulte Waregem, Vitesse Arnhem.

Group L: Zenit, Real Sociedad, Rosenborg, Vardar Skopje