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The African stars are in line to play an important role for their respective clubs at Sinobo Stadium.
Wilfred Ndidi, Daniel Amartey and Peter Olayinka were named starters in Leicester City’s Europa League clash against Slavia Prague on Thursday.
Ndidi has been drawing attention lately with her impressive performances, earning praise from her teammates, her manager, and fans.
The Nigeria international played a key role in ensuring the Foxes extended their unbeaten streak to four games in all competitions.
Ndidi was one of the standout players of Brendan Rodgers’ men in their impressive win over Premier League champion Liverpool on Saturday.
The midfielder now has the opportunity to continue his impressive form for the King Power Stadium team, having been included in the starting eleven.
Ndidi will make his third appearance for Leicester in European competition this season, having also played against Zorya and AEK Athens.
The 24-year-old will start the match alongside Ghana international Amartey, who will make his ninth appearance in all competitions this season for the Foxes.
– Leicester City (@LCFC) February 18, 2021
Amartey has been struggling with injury issues since the start of the season and hopes to make a key impact for the Foxes now that he has fully recovered from his injury issues.
Slavia Prague have included Nigeria striker Olayinka in their starting lineup for the match in their quest to secure all three points.
– SK Slavia Prague EN (@slavia_eng) February 18, 2021
The forward has made five appearances in the Europa League this season, scoring two goals and is expected to add to his account.
Olayinka has been with Slavia Prague since the summer of 2018 and has played 24 games for the club this season, scoring 10 goals and providing three assists.
The 25-year-old has a position with the Nigerian national team and hopes to deliver eye-catching performances for Prague to increase his chances of being called up for the Super Eagles 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in March.