Super Eagles and Watford striker Odion Ighalo and his Hornets team-mates have been drawn at home against Newcastle in the third round of the FA Cup on the weekend of January 9/10 2016.
In other fixtures involving Nigerians, John Obi Mikel’s Chelsea will play host to Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe while Super Eagles duo of Victor Moses and Carl Ikeme, playing for West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers respectively will face-off at Upton Park.
The trio of Sone Aluko, Chuba Akpom and Moses Odubajo will take on Championship leaders Brighton at the KC stadium.
Holders Arsenal will begin the defence of the trophy they won last year against Sunderland at the Emirates in a third-round ties expected to take place between January 8 and 11.
Salford City, the team co-owned by members of Manchester United’s class of 92 and the lowliest team in the draw will be at home to Championship side Derby County if they come through their second round replay against Hartlepool.
Eastleigh, the only non-league side guaranteed to be in the Third Round, are at home to Bolton, who sit bottom of the Championship.
The other two non-league sides in the draw were Whitehawk, who if win their replay with Dagenham have a plum tie away against Everton and Grimsby, who will play Cardiff if they beat Shrewsbury in the Second Round.
Among the favourites to win the FA Cup are Manchester United, who are at home to Sheffield United. Liverpool have an interesting looking tie away against Exeter. Meanwhile troubled Chelsea will be at home against either Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe.
FULL DRAW: Watford v Newcastle, West Brom v Bristol City, West Ham v Wolves, Salford or Hartlepool v Derby, Exeter v Liverpool, Tottenham v Leicester, Colchester v Charlton, Peterborough v Preston, Northampton v MK Dons, Arsenal v Sunderland, Newport v Blackburn, Ipswich v Portsmouth, Birmingham v Bournemouth,
Wycombe v Aston Villa, Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham, Oxford v Swansea, Brentford v Chesterfield or Walsall, Bury v Bradford, Manchester United v Sheffield United, Everton v Dagenham or Whitehawk, Southampton v Crystal Palace, Eastleigh v Bolton, Nottingham Forest v QPR, Carlisle v Yeovil, Chelsea v Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe, Doncaster v Stoke, Leeds v Rotherham, Cardiff v Grimsby or Shrewsbury, Huddersfield v Reading, Middlesbrough v Burnley, Norwich v Manchester City, Hull v Brighton.