Super Eagles of Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow will face a tough quarter-final battle against Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal, the two Nigerian players were paired to play against each other in the draw held earlier today in Lyon. Ahmed Musa and fellow CSKA Moscow team mates will travel to the Emirate stadium for the first leg slated for the 5th of April, while the second leg comes up in the Russian capital a week later at the VEB Arena.
The other side of the draw will see former UEFA Europa League winners Atletico Madrid lock horns with Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon, Italian side SS Lazio will battle Borrusia Dortmund conquerors FC Salzburg of Austria, while competition debutant RB Leipzig of Germany will play in form Olympique Marseille of France. The quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League will be played between Thursday 5th and Thursday 12th April. The grand finale of the competition will hold at the magnificent Stade de Lyon in May.
Else where in the Champions League, the quarter-final draw is shown below: