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Schedule for Villarreal CF internationals
Schedule for Villarreal CF internationals

Eight Yellows players have been called up by their national teams

Yeremy Pino, Álex Baena, Gio Lo Celso, Juan Foyth, Johan Mojica, Samu Chukwueze, Aissa Mandi and Iker Álvarez have been called up to their national teams for various matches during the international break.

Yeremy Pino from the Canary Islands will play two EURO 2024 qualifiers with the Spanish national team against Norway and Scotland respectively. Meanwhile, Álex Baena will wear the Spain U21 jersey for two friendly matches in preparation for the U21 European Championships against Switzerland U21 and France U21.

Villarreal B goalkeeper Iker Álvarez will also play for Andorra against Romania and Kosovo in the EURO 2024 qualifiers.

Argentinians Juan Foyth and Gio Lo Celso, called up by the Albiceleste, will play two friendlies against Panama and Curacao. In addition, Johan Mojica has been called up by the Colombia to play two friendlies against South Korea and Japan.

Samu Chukwueze will play a double-header against Guinea Bissau in an Africa Cup of Nations 2023 qualifier. Aïssa Mandi will also play two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Niger.

The matches that Villarreal CF players will play with their countries are the following:

 Yeremy Pino (Spain):

  • Spain vs Norway, Saturday 25th March, 8:45pm CET, La Rosaleda (Málaga).
  • Scotland vs Spain: Tuesday 28th March, 8:45pm CEST, Hampden Park (Glasgow).

Álex Baena (Spain U21s):

  • Spain U21s vs Switerland U21s, Friday 24th March, 9pm CET, Power Horse Stadium (Almería).
  • France U21s vs Spain 21s, Tuesday 28th March, 6:30pm CEST, Stade de la Rabine (Vannes).

Juan Foyth and Gio Lo Celso (Argentina):

  • Argentina vs Panama, Thursday 23rd March, 1am CEST, Estadio Más Monumental (Buenos Aires).
  • Argentina vs Curacao, Tuesday 28th March (time TBC), Estadio Único Madre de Ciudades (Santiago del Estero).

Samu Chukwueze (Nigeria):

  • Nigeria vs Guinea Bissau, Friday 24th March, 5pm CET, Abuja National Stadium (Abuja).
  • Guinea Bissau vs Nigeria, Monday 27th March, 6pm CEST, Estadio 24 de Setembro (Bissau).

Johan Mojica (Colombia):

  • South Korea vs Colombia, Friday 24th March, 12pm CET, Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium (Ulsan).
  • Japan vs Colombia, Tuesday 28th March, 12:20pm CEST, Yodoko Sakura Stadium (Ulsan).

Aissa Mandi (Algeria):

  • Algeria vs Niger, Thursday 23rd March, 10pm CET, Nelson Mandela Stadium (Algiers).
  • Nigeria vs Algeria, Monday 27th March, 6pm CEST, Radès Olympic Stadium (Radès).

Iker Álvarez (Andorra):

  • Andorra vs Romania, Saturday 25th March, 8:45pm CET, Estadi Nacional (Andorra la Vella).
  • Kosovo vs Andorra, Tuesday 28th March, 8:45pm CEST, Fadil Vokrri (Pristina).