The biggest club competition in world football, the Champions League is back. The 2019/2020 Champions League kicks off on Tuesday, September 17 with some Nigerian players in action.
Victor Osimhen (Lille)
The best Nigerian player at the moment, Victor Osimhen is the player Nigerians are watching out in the Champions League this season. After a brilliant start to life in France where he has scored five goals in five games for Lille, the 20-year-old is set to make his Champions League debut.
Tyronne Ebuehi (Benfica)
Paul Onuachu (Genk)
Stephen Odey (Genk)
Peter Olayinka (Slavia Prague)
David Okereke (Club Brugge)
Emmanuel Bonaventure (Club Brugge)
Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow)
Iyayi Atiemwen (Dinamo Zagreb)
Nigerian midfielder Iyayi Atiemwen will be making his Champions League debut this season with . Having started well at his new club, the 23-year-old will be hoping to make an impact in the Champions League group stage where Dinamo Zagreb will face , and in Group C.