πŸ†πŸŒ There's a host of African interest in the Champions League tonight
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πŸ†πŸŒ There's a host of African interest in the Champions League tonight

The Champions League group stages are drawing towards a conclusion and, as always, there are plenty of stars from the continent making a big impact in Europe's premier club competition.

Here are the fixtures and the players to look out for. 

🇬🇳🇸🇳🇪🇬 Liverpool vs Napoli

Guinean talent Naby Keïta might be in with a shout of starting in Liverpool's midfield if Jürgen Klopp decides to rotate in that area. Napoli's towering Senegalese defender, Kalidou "K2" Koulibaly will marshal Carlo Ancelotti's defence as usual, and he'll have his work cut out against countryman Sadio Mané and Egyptian superstar Mo Salah. 

🇹🇿🇿🇲 Genk vs RB Salzburg

Tanzania's goal-machine Mbwana Samatta will lead the line for the Belgian side here, against an RB Salzburg side with no less than six African footballers on their roster. Zambian duo Patson Daka & Enock Mwepu are likely to start for the attack-minded visitors.

🇳🇬🇨🇲🇲🇦 Lille vs Ajax

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen is the talk around town at the moment with his scoring exploits, notching four goals in his last four matches for club and country. The Lille man will have to be at his best to beat Cameroonian André Onana, the man between the sticks for Ajax. The Dutch side will again rely on the creative talents of Morocco superstar Hakim Ziyech their key man.

 

🇲🇦 Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund

Senegalese right-back Moussa Wagué has seen some game time for Barcelona in recent weeks in LaLiga, but he's likely to drop down to the bench to accommodate more senior figures in their crucial clash with Borussia Dortmund tonight. Guinea-Bissau teenage sensation Ansu Fati is also likely to be involved in the matchday squad, less than a month after his 17th birthday. 

Dortmund's flying fullback Achraf Hakimi, on loan from Real Madrid, chipped in with two goals in their 3-2 win over Inter last time out. The 21-year-old Moroccan looks to have an incredibly bright future. 

🇧🇫 Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lyon

French side Lyon boasts a talented attacking trio with Burkinabe man Bertrand Traoré slotting in on the right-hand side. 

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