Osimhen, Gueye & Delort look to grab limelight

Osimhen, Gueye & Delort look to grab limelight
PSG's Idrissa Gueye (L)

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Feb 04, 2020. 13:00

Several African stars will be looking to grab the limelight in the French Ligue 1 in midweek.

Nigerian marksman Victor Osimhen and his Lille teammates are set to take on Rennes on Tuesday.

Osimhen, who is a highly-rated striker, netted in Lille’s 2-1 win over Strasbourg over the weekend.

While Rennes will look to Senegalese forward M’Baye Niang, who has netted eight goals in the competition this season.

His countryman Idrissa Gueye, will be hoping to help PSG extend their lead at the top of league standings when they face Nantes on Tuesday.

The influential defensive midfielder has made 15 appearances in the league in the current campaign.

On Wednesday, South African midfielder Bongani Zungu will be keen to inspire Amiens to a win over former Ligue 1 champions Lyon.

Lastly, Algerian centre forward Andy Delort and his Montpellier teammates will square off with Metz.

The well-travelled player has netted eight goals in the league this season and he could be key for Montpellier on Wednesday.

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