Omeruo, Awaziem Face Barcelona in Round Of 16


Super Eagles duo, Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem have been handed a tough draw in the Round of 16 of the Copa del Rey with their club Leganes drawn against last season finalists Barcelona, reports

CD Leganes scraped past Ebro 1-0 in their Round of 32 tie on Thursday night.

Omeruo and Awaziem were unused substitutes in the game.

Barcelona also narrowly edged out Ibiza 2-1 in their own Round of 32 clash, thanks to a brace from Antoine Griezzmann.

The encounter which will take place at the Camp Now is billed to hold next week Tuesday.

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Samuel Chukuweze’s Villarreal will be away to Segunda Division club Rayo Vallecano in another Round of 16 game.

Chukwueze scored a brilliant goal in Villarreal’s 3-0 win against Girona in their Round of 32 fixture on Wednesday.


Source: Complete Sports