EIGHT ZEROFIVERS GET INTERNATIONAL CALL-UPS
Friendlies, European Championship qualifiers and Nations League matches - Kunde Malong travels to Cameroon and Mozambique
During this international break, eight Mainz players will travel to represent their national teams, with one on standby.
Matches with Mainz participation:
Leandro Barreiro will represent Luxembourg in the UEFA Nations League on 14th and 17th November in Cyprus and Azerbaijan. A friendly against Austria on 11th November could mean a clash between the Zerofiver and team-mate Karim Onisiwo, who has been selected for Austria and will play two more UEFA Nations League matches against Northern Ireland and Norway following the friendly against Luxembourg. Edimilson Fernandes will also play in the UEFA Nations League for Switzerland - on 14th November against Spain and three days later against Ukraine. A friendly is scheduled for 11th November against Belgium. Robin Quaison and Sweden will meet Croatia (14th November) and France (17th November) in the UEFA Nations League following a friendly against Denmark (11th November). Ádám Szalai also has three matches for Hungary: A European Championship qualifier against Iceland (12th November) and two UEFA Nations League matches against Serbia and Turkey on 15th and 18th November.
Burkardt & Dahmen selected for U21's, Kilian on standby
Kunde Malong has the longest journey ahead of him. As part of the Africa Cup of Nations qualification, the midfielder will play Mozambique twice with Cameroon on November 12th and 16th. Jonathan Burkardt and Finn Dahmen round off the Mainz players on international duty as they face Slovenia and Wales as part of the European Championship qualifiers with the German U21 national team on 12 and 17 November. Defender Luca Kilian has been selected to Stefan Kuntz's squad on standby.
In addition to the regular Covid 19 tests required by UEFA and FIFA, and the applicable hygiene and corona protection protocols for national teams, all Zerofivers returning from their respective national teams will undergo another corona test immediately upon arrival in Mainz before returning to team training. On this basis, Mainz 05 will comply with its obligation of seclusion; individual quarantine measures are not expected due to the application of official regulations.