Barcelona Vs. Chelsea: 5 Nigerians to have played in previous encounters

Barcelona Vs. Chelsea: 5 Nigerians to have played in previous encounters

On Wednesday, Europe heavyweights play host to English defending champions Chelsea in a UEFA Champions League round of 16, 2nd leg tie.

The Catalans got a crucial away goal in the first leg at Stamford Bridge when Lionel Messi’s close-range shot canceled out Willian’s opener.

All eyes will be on Barca to see off a jittery Antonio Conte’s side who haven’t found their rhythm yet in the league.


However, many greats have represented both clubs in the past and the individual talents the two teams possess further makes the Wednesday showdown thick.

In this post – brila.net looks at Super Eagles stars to have played for either club

 

5, Emmanuel Amuneke

Barcelona (1996 – 2000)

credit: UOL esporte

 

4, Gbenga Okunowo

Barcelona (1998 – 2001)

 

3, Celestine Babayaro

Chelsea (1997 – 2005)

credit: national daily

2, Victor Moses

Chelsea (2012 – present)

credit: daily star

1, John Obi Mikel

Chelsea (2006 – 2017)

credit: chelseafan.net

Now, let’s see if you can name all African players to play for either club?

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