Ndidi's Genk sneak through to next round of Europa League

Ndidi's Genk sneak through to next round of Europa League
Ndidi

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Jul 21, 2016. 23:56

Wilfred Ndidi’s Genk Thursday night squeezed into the Europa League third qualifying round on penalties after Buducnost of Montenegro reversed a 2-0 first leg loss to drag this clash to a penalty shootout.

Ndidi’s Belgian club won the first game 2-0 a week ago only for Buducnost to reverse the defeat with two first half goals.

The game then dragged into extra to the credit of Genk who played a man short from the 75th minute, when Ghana’s Bennard Kumordzi was sent off after a straight red card.

Ndidi from Nath Boys of Lagos played the entire game as Genk hung on to win 4-2 on penalties.

They will now clash with Cork City of Republic of Ireland for a place in the final qualifying playoffs.



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