Emirate FA Cup – Nigerian Players Know Fifth Round Foes, Ikeme Up Against Victor Moses


The draws for the fifth round of the Emirate FA Cup has been made with some nigerian players set to square up against each other.


Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers will be at home against Chelsea, in a tie that could see Carl Ikeme return for Wolves after missing the previous round due to suspension.

He will be up against his national team pal Victor Moses who is expected to be fielded by Antonio Conte despite missing their last cup tie against Crystal Palace.

Meanwhile Alex Iwobi will travel with Arsenal to National league side Sutton FC, who are the surprise team in this year FA Cup for coming this far despite their inferior status.

Hope Akpan is expected to be in the line up for Blackburn Rovers when they take on holders Manchester United, while Fred Onyedima who played 18 minutes of Millwall shock win over Liverpool will be eyeing more game time when they play the winner between Derby County and Leicester City.

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Omatsone Aluko who was on target for Fulham in the last round will expectedly be in the line up when they take on London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

The games will take place from the 17th to 20th of February 2017.image