Conference league: Odey will face Ndidi, Iheanacho in the play-offs


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Stephen odey Are set to face compatriots Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Ademola Lookman in the Europa Conference League play-offs next year.

Leicester City, who have withdrawn from the Europa League, are set to face Danish club FC Randers for a place in the round of 16 of the Conference League, with the England side scheduled to host the first leg on February 17 at King Poer Stadium. while the return leg is billed for February 24.

The Danish side will rely on the skill of Nigerian striker Odey who has scored two goals in four group stage appearances.

The Foxes, however, are hoping to advance to the round of 16 following their surprise exit from the Europa League despite leading the group after four games.

Iheanacho will be keen to bring his Europa League form to the Conference League. Although he failed to score a goal in the group stage, the Nigeria international ended his campaign with three assists in four appearances.

In other Conference League play-offs, Celtic have faced Norwegians Bodo / Glimt in Monday’s draw.

Marseille will face Azerbaijani Qarabag and PSV Eindhoven will face Maccabi Tel Aviv in other matches, which will feature the group finalists of the new competition against the eight third-placed Europa League teams.

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