Hibernians will be facing either Bodø/Glimt of Norway or Legia Warszawa of Poland in teh second qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League should they eliminate FC Flora Tallinn of Estonia in the first qualifying round. The draw was held on Wednesday at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.
Hibernians would play the first leg away from home.
The Paolites are representing Malta in the competition as champions Hamrun Spartans were declared ineligible to participate by the UEFA Appeals Body “for being directly/or indirectly involved in activity aimed at arranging or influencing the outcome of a match” in the Premier League 2012/13.
Hibs play Flora Tallinn on July 6 with the return match scheduled for July 13 at the Centenary Stadium. Second qualifying round ties are played on 20/21 and 27/28 July.
The 26 clubs were split into two sections: champions path (20 teams) and league path (six teams).
Winners advance to the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round, and will be assured of a group stage place in either the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League or UEFA Europa Conference League. Champions path losing sides progress to the UEFA Europa League champions path third qualifying round, while League path losing sides go into the Europa League main path third qualifying round.
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) / Valur (ISL) vs Omonoia (CYP)
Slovan Bratislava (SVK) / Shamrock Rovers (IRL) vs Young Boys (SUI)
Bodø/Glimt (NOR) / Legia Warszawa (POL) vs Flora Tallinn (EST) / Hibernians (MLT)
Connah’s Quay Nomads (WAL) / Alashkert FC (ARM) vs Teuta (ALB) / Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA)
Olympiacos (GRE) vs Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO) / Neftçi (AZE)
Maccabi Haifa (ISR) / Kairat Almaty (KAZ) vs Crvena zvezda (SRB)
Fola Esch (LUX) / Lincoln Red Imps (GIB) vs CFR Cluj (ROU) / Borac Banja Luka (BIH)
Malmö (SWE) / Riga FC (LVA) vs HJK Helsinki (FIN) / Budućnost Podgorica (MNE)
Ferencváros (HUN) / Winners of the Preliminary round vs Žalgiris Vilnius (LTU) / Linfield (NIR)
Shkëndija (MKD) / Mura (SVN) vs Ludogorets 1945 (BUL) / Shakhtyor Soligorsk (BLR)
Rapid Wien (AUT) vs Sparta Praha (CZE)
Celtic (SCO) vs Midtjylland (DEN)
PSV Eindhoven (NED) vs Galatasaray (TUR)