Opponent, second leg,... What we already know
OGC Nice have been given a clearer picture of their opponents in Group D after a 2-2 draw in Cologne, which secured them a place in the last eight of the competition.
OGC Nice have automatically qualified for the last 16 of the Conference League by taking first place in Group D. They will play their matches on Thursday 9 and Thursday 16 March 2023, with the guarantee that they will be at home in the second leg.
The draw for the Round of 16 will take place on 24 February 2023 at 14:00.
By finishing first, the Gym know that they will face a team from the play-offs. We will therefore have to wait a few months to find out the eight potential opponents. The play-offs will pit a third-placed team from the Europa League group against a second-placed team from the Europa Conference League group. These matches will take place on 16 and 23 February and will be determined by a draw on 7 November. The Red and Black's opponent is therefore listed below:
Europa League 3rd placed teams: Bodo/Glimt (Norway), AEK Larnaca (Cyprus), Ludogorets (Bulgaria), Braga (Portugal), Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova), Lazio Rome (Italy), Qarabag (Azerbaijan), Trabzonspor (Turkey)
Conference League 2nd placed teams: Fiorentina (Italy), Anderlecht (Belgium), Lech Poznan (Poland), Partizan Belgrade (Serbia), Dnipro (Ukraine), KAA Gent (Belgium), CFR Cluj (Romania), FC Basel (Switzerland)
THE OTHER TEAMS WHO QUALIFIED
FOR THE ROUND OF 16
Here are the 7 other Conference League group winners:
Istanbul Basaksehir (Turkey), West Ham (England), Villarreal (Spain), AZ Alkmaar (Netherlands), Djugarden (Sweden), Sivasspor (Turkey), Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
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