Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi was on the pitch for the full duration when his Premier League side, Leicester defeated Sevilla 2-0 to advance to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League on a 3-2 aggregate scores.
The former Genk player completed 92% of his passes on Tuesday night, committed two fouls and suffered as much to complete a brilliant performance for the underdogs.
— Bayo Psalm Adeoye (@BayoPsalm) March 15, 2017
Compatriot, winger Ahmed Musa was not included in the match squad despite playing 58 minutes in the first leg of the encounter, and playing in four of the Foxes six group stage games.
Ndidi, 20, made an attempt to get an early goal for his side after three minutes leaping high to head the ball in but it was out of his reach.
The former Nate Boys Academy player was booked for a challenge on Vincente Iborra six minutes to time.
Captain Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton got Leicester’s goals, while Samir Nasir was sent off for Sevilla in the second half.
The draw for the quarter-final games will be done on Friday..