The draw for the Champions League last 16 stage will take place on Monday December 17, 2018 at the headquarters of UEFA.

In the round of 16 draw, 8 group winners are seeded, and the 8 group runners-up are unseeded.

The seeded teams are then drawn against the unseeded teams, with the seeded teams hosting the second leg.

Only one Nigerian will be playing in the Round of 16 in the person of Chidozie Awaziem who plies his trade with FC Porto who interestingly are among the seeded teams.

Awaziem's team can be drawn alongside the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool or even Atletico Madrid who are all unseeded for the Round of 16 draws.

 The English Premier League have the most teams in the knockout phase, four.

Germany have three teams in the Round of 16 same as Spain.

Italy and France have two teams each while Portugal, Netherlands have a team each.

 

Here are the Seeded Teams: 

Borussia Dortmund 

Manchester City 

Barcelona 

PSG 

Porto 

Real Madrid 

Bayern 

Juventus 

 

Unseeded Teams: 

Atletico Madrid  

Tottenham 

Liverpool 

Schalke 

Roma 

Ajax 

Manchester United 

Lyon

Teams from the same group or the same association (e.g. the Premier League) may not be drawn against each other.

The Champions League will resume with the first leg of the round of 16 ties scheduled to take place on February 12-20 and the return games being played between March 5-13.

Teams that qualified for Europa round of 32: 

Napoli 

Club Brugge 

Inter Milan 

Galatasaray 

Benfica 

Shaktar Donetsk 

Plzen 

Valencia

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