African Stars Still Alive in the Europa League

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African Stars Still Alive in the Europa League
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While the Champions League may return and once more steal the limelight and headlines over the coming weeks, the Europa League Round of 32 gave us some stunning scenes and glorious moments as 16 teams went home and 16 advanced one step closer to the final at the Amsterdam Arena.

Of the sides still standing, 11 feature African players, and almost all of these teams rely heavily on at least one of the continent's stars.

This article highlights these players and identifies what they can bring to the coming rounds of the competition.

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