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Arsenal's Elneny, Olympiacos' Kouka face off in Europa League last 16

Egyptian Midfielder Mohamed El-Neny will face his country-man Striker Ahmed Hassan Kouka at the Europa League round of 16

Mahmoud Elassal , Friday 26 Feb 2021
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Arsenal's Egyptian Midfielder Mohamed El-Neny will face his country-man Striker Ahmed Hassan Kouka who plays for Olympiacos at the Europa League round of 16.

The draw for the Europa League round of 16 was held on Friday that showed big games to follow as Manchester United will take on AC Milan and AS Roma will face Shakhtar Donetsk.

El-Neny helped Arsenal in booking a place in the Europa League after beating Benfica of Portugal 4-3 in the 32 round on aggregate, while Kouka played a major role in his team's qualifier for the same round after beating PSV Eindhoven 5-4 on aggregate.

The 27-year-old, Kouka scored Olympiacos' only goal during the 2-1 loss to Eindhoven in the second leg of the 32 - round on Thursday - to finish the two legs result of 5-4 for the Greek side.

Olympiacos will host Arsenal in the first leg of the Europa League round of 16 on 11 March while the second leg will be played in London on 18 March.

The Europa League's last 16 full draw as follow:

Ajax Amsterdam v Young Boys
Dynamo Kyiv v Villarreal
AS Roma v Shakhtar Donetsk
Olympiakos v Arsenal
Dinamo Zagreb v Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United v AC Milan
Slavia Prague v Rangers
Granada v Molde

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