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Six Union Players Called up for Internationals

Final Tests Before the Euros

Sun, 17. March 2024
Six Union Players Called up for Internationals

Almost three months before the start of the European Championship in Germany, most of the national teams of Europe have their final round of friendlies lined up during the international break. Six players from 1. FC Union Berlin have been called up for their national teams.

The nominees

Frederik Rönnow will be with the Danish national team for two games, both in front of a home crowd in Copenhagen, against Switzerland and the Faroe Islands. The hosts have a positive record against both teams and can look positively towards the Faroe Islands, against whom they have won six out of six matches.

  • Denmark vs. Switzerland
    Saturday | 23.03.2024 | Copenhagen
  • Denmark vs. Faroe Islands
    Tuesday | 26.03.2024 | Copenhagen

András Schäfer and the Hungarian national team will play two home matches at the Puskas Stadium in Budapest during the upcoming international break. National coach Marco Rossi's team will first face Turkey, before testing themselves against Kosovo. For the midfielder, the two games will mark his comeback for the Hungarian national team after his long injury break.

  • Hungary vs. Turkey
    Friday | 22.03.2024 | Budapest
  • Hungary vs. Kosovo
    Monday | 26.03.2024 | Budapest

Aïssa Laïdouni’s Tunisia will play just a single friendly over the break, meanwhile, in the North Africans' first match since their group stage exit from the Africa Cup of Nations. For Laïdouni, the friendly against Croatia could be his 44th international match.

  • Tunisia vs. Croatia
    Friday | 22.03.2024 | Abu Dhabi

Josip Juranović has already experienced several highlights with his national team, the most recent of which being the match for third place at the 2022 World Cup. After winning that, they lost the 2023 Nations League final to Spain 4-5 on penalties, but are now focussed on their game against Tunisia.

  • Tunisia vs. Croatia
  • Friday | 22.03.2024 | Abu Dhabi

Diogo Leite's nomination gives him the chance to earn his first international caps against Sweden and Slovenia. Previously, the Portuguese was in the national team squad for the first and so far only time in the European Championship qualifier against Luxembourg.

  • Portugal vs. Sweden
    Thursday | 21.03.2024 | Guimaraes
  • Slovenia vs. Portugal
    Tuesday | 26.03.2024 | Ljubljana

Brenden Aaronson will face Jamaica with the US national team in the semi-finals of the CONCAF Nations League. Having already won this competition in the last two editions, a win against Jamaica would bring them a big step closer to defending their title once again. Accordingly, a possible final or the third place playoff, both on March 24, 2024, will follow the semi-final.

  • USA vs. Jamaica
  • Friday | 22.03.2024 | Arlington