Callum O'Dowda

International Bluebirds | June Round-Up

First Team
Find out how our Bluebirds got on during the recent international break...
Rubin Colwill
Rubin features for wales

Having been recalled into the Wales Senior Team after representing the U21s side, Rubin Colwill featured for Wales in their international friendly against Gibraltar. 

The City playmaker played an hour, before being replaced in a goalless draw at Estádio Algarve.

Rubin was an unused substitute in Wales' second match of the international window, a 4-0 defeat to Slovakia.

Wales Results: International Friendlies

Gibraltar 0-0 Wales

Slovakia 4-0 Wales

Ethan Horvath
horvath's usa prepare for Copa AmÉrica

USA prepared for the Copa América with two friendlies against Colombia and Brazil, prior their first fixture in the competition on June 23rd.

Bolivia, Panama and Uruguay join the USA, who are hosting the tournament, in Group C.

City shot-stopper Ethan Horvath was an unused substitute in both friendlies, as USA recorded a 5-1 defeat to Colombia and a 1-1 draw against Brazil. He is now awaiting a decision on his inclusion in the squad for the Copa América.

USA Results: International Friendlies

USA 1-5 Colombia

USA 1-1 Brazil

Callum O'Dowda

Callum O'Dowda gained a further two caps for the Republic of Ireland in this window, as they faced Hungary and Portugal in friendlies.

The City winger came on off the bench in both fixtures, as the side recorded a 2-1 win over Hungary, prior to their 3-0 defeat to Portugal.

Republic of Ireland Results: International Friendlies

Republic of Ireland 2-1 Hungary

Portugal 3-0 Republic of Ireland

Manolis Siopis
Sio represents GREECE 

Manolis Siopis was included in the Greece squad following his impressive 2023/24 campaign for the Bluebirds.

The midfielder started in a 2-1 defeat to Germany, before he was an unused substitute in a 2-0 win over Malta.

Greece Results: International Friendlies

Germany 2-1 Greece

Malta 0-2 Greece

Ebou Adams in action for Gambia
ADAMS on scoresheet for gambia

Ebou Adams' Gambia continued their qualifying campaign for the 2026 Fifa World Cup, as they faced Seychelles and Gabon.

In a 5-1 victory over Seychelles, Ebou came on as a second half substitute, before finding the net in their 3-2 defeat to Gabon.

The Scorpions are now fifth in Group F, which that also contains the Ivory Coast, Kenya and Burundi.

Gambia Results: 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Gambia 5-1 Seychelles

Gabon 3-2 Gambia

Andy Rinomhota
Rinomhota features for Zimbabwe

Also in qualifying action for the 2026 Fifa World Cup were Zimbabwe, who selected City midfielder Andy Rinomhota.

As they recorded two defeats to Lesotho and South Africa, Andy started in both fixtures.

The side are now bottom of Group C, which also has Rwanda, Benin and Nigeria.

Gambia Results: 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Zimbabwe 0-2 Lesotho

South Africa 3-1 Zimbabwe