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Bodo Glimt or Legia Warsaw in Hibernians’ path in the Champions League

Hibernians or Flora Tallinn were drawn to face Norwegian side Bodo Glimt or Legia Warsaw of Poland should they progress from the first qualifying round of the Champions League.

The draw of the second qualifying round of UEFA’s elite club competition was held on Tuesday in Nyon.

Hibernians, who have already a tough task on their hands to knock out Flora Tallinn, of Estonia in the first qualifying round, were handed another difficult task if they proceed as they face two quality sides in either Bodo Glimt or Legia Warsaw.

Bodo Glimt are coming from a historic season as the Norwegian side last season were crowned Norwegian champions for the first time in their history.

The Norwegian side have also shown a lot of promise in Europe as last season they reached the third qualifying round of the Europa League when they were knocked out by Serie A giants Milan.

Legia Warsaw on the other hand are one of the most glamorous sides in Polish football.

In fact, the capital side are the country’s most successful club, winning 15 Polish titles.

The Polish side have also some eye-catching results in European football reaching the Champions League semi-finals in 1969-70 and also reached the last four of the Cup winners’ Cp in 1990-91.

Meanwhile, the dates of Hibernians’ first qualifying round tie against Flora Tallinn have now been confirmed with the Paolites playing in Estonia for the first leg on July 6 with the return leg at the Centenary Stadium on July 15.

Both matches will be played behind closed doors as requested by UEFA guidelines.

Should Hibernians fail to eliminate Flora Tallinn they will slip down to the UEFA Europa Conference League second qualifying round where they will play the loser of the tie between Folgore, of San Marino, and Prishtina, of Kosovo.

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