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International Duty Calls

Three more Union Players Called up for Their Countries

Tue, 09. July 2024
International Duty Calls

In addition to Fatma Sakar, who is already away with Turkey, the women's team of 1. FC Union Berlin will have to do without three further players who are travelling with their respective national teams at the start of the summer preparations.

The nominees

Athanasia Moraitou will play two qualifying matches for the 2025 European Championship with the Greek national team. With ten points after four games, the Greeks are in second place in League C, Group 3. In the coming days, the "Ethniki" will first host Andorra before the group final against Montenegro four days later. Only the group winners will qualify for the play-offs for participation in the European Championship. The three best runners-up in League C will also take part in the play-offs.

  • Greece vs. Andorra
    Friday | 12.07.2024 | Heraklion
  • Montenegro vs. Greece
    Tuesday | 16.07.2024 | Podgorica

New signing Korina Janež will also be involved in the European Championship qualifiers. The 20-year-old will play two matches with Slovenia against the Republic of Moldova and North Macedonia. In League C, Group 2, the "Zmajceki" are in first place with a perfect record and can secure group victory with a win.

  • Republic of Moldova vs. Slovenia
    Friday | 12.07.2024 | Chișinău
  • Slovenia vs. North Macedonia
    Tuesday | 16.07.2024 | Kidričevo

Naika Reissner has once again been nominated for Austria's U-20s national team. The Austrians are preparing for the U-20’s World Cup, which will take place in Colombia in September.

  • Austria vs. Morocco
    Tuesday | 16.07.2024 | Lindabrunn

Fatma Sakar has already been on international duty for a week and is preparing with the Turkish national team for the European Championship qualifiers against Switzerland and Hungary.