Aaron Ramsey in action for Wales

International Bluebirds | March Call-Ups

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We have plenty of call-ups this month, with our international Bluebirds facing some crucial fixtures for their respective nations…
Aaron Ramsey in action for Wales

City midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been included in Rob Page’s squad ahead of Wales' EURO 2024 Qualifying Play-Off Semi-Final against Finland.

If they defeat Finland, the side will face either Poland or Estonia in a Play-Off Final at Cardiff City Stadium.

Following his impressive performances for the Bluebirds, Rubin Colwill has also returned to his senior international squad.

Wales Fixtures: UEFA EURO 2024 Play-Offs / International Friendly

Wales vs. Finland, Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, 21/03/2024 (7.45pm KO)

Wales vs. Poland/Estonia, Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, 26/03/2024 (7:45pm KO)

Jamilu Collins in action for Nigeria

Nigeria will face Ghana and Mali in two international friendlies this month, in preparation for their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in June.

Included in their squad is City left-back Jamilu Collins, who made his international debut back in September 2018.

Since then, the defender has won 25 caps for his country.

Nigeria Fixtures: International Friendlies

Nigeria vs. Ghana, Marrakech, Morocco, 22/03/2024 (3pm KO)

Mali vs. Nigeria, Marrakech, Morocco, 26/03/2024 (8pm KO)

Ethan Horvath in action for USA

It’s an important month for the USA national team, who are competing in the CONCACAF Nations League Semi-Final against Jamaica.

With City shot-stopper Ethan Horvath included in their squad, the Stars and Stripes will face either Panama or Mexico in the Final or Third Place Play-Off. Horvath's side are aiming for their third-straight CONCACAF Nations League trophy.

Ethan has nine international caps to his name so far, having made his international debut in 2016.

USA Fixtures: CONCACAF Nations League

USA vs. Jamaica, AT&T Stadium, Texas, 21/03/2024 (11pm KO)

USA vs. Panama/Mexico, AT&T Stadium, Texas, 24/03/2024

Callum O'Dowda in action for the Republic of Ireland

After being named as interim head coach of the Republic of Ireland, John O’Shea has included City’s Callum O’Dowda in his squad.

It’s been a positive month for the winger, who netted the winning goal in our recent 2-1 victory over Ipswich Town at Cardiff City Stadium.

The Boys in Green will take on Belgium and Switzerland this month in two international friendlies.

Republic of Ireland Fixtures: International Friendlies

Republic of Ireland vs. Belgium, Aviva Stadium, Dublin, 23/03/2024 (5pm KO)

Republic of Ireland vs. Switzerland, Aviva Stadium, Dublin, 26/03/2024 (7:45pm KO)

Romaine Sawyers in action for St Kitts and Nevis

This month will see Saint Kitts and Nevis face off in a friendly double-header against San Marino.

City midfielder Romaine Sawyers has been selected, having made his international debut back in 2012.

Since then, he has amassed 32 caps, contributing with six goals.

Saint Kitts and Nevis Fixtures: International Friendlies

San Marino vs. Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino Stadium, Serrevalle, 20/03/2024 (7:45pm KO)

San Marino vs. Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino Stadium, Serrevalle, 24/03/2024 (7:45pm KO)

Manolis Siopis in action for Greece

Manolis Siopis has once again been included in the Greece squad following his impressive campaign for the Bluebirds.

It’s a crucial month for Greece, who will compete against Kazakhstan in a EURO 2024 Qualifying Play-Off Semi-Final.

Depending on their result, Sio's side will then face either Georgia or Luxembourg in a Final or international friendly.

Greece Fixtures UEFA EURO 2024 Play-Offs / International Friendly

Greece v Kazakhstan, Agia Sophia Stadium, Athens, 21/03/2024 (7:45pm KO)

Georgia/Luxembourg vs Greece/Kazakhstan, Tblisi or Luxembourg City, 26/03/2024

Joel Colwill

City’s Academy players will also gain further international experience, having been selected for Wales’ age-grade sides.

At U17 level, trio Jac Thomas, Jake Davies and Ronan Kpakio have been included ahead of the U17 Euro Elite Round.

A friendly double-header awaits for the U19 side, which includes Cody Twose, Dakarai Mafico, Dylan Lawlor, Josh Beecher, Luey Giles, Trey George and Troy Perrett.

Wales’ U21s are in Euro qualifying action, as they face Lithuania, before a friendly against Morocco; featuring in their squad are Tom Davies, Eli King and Joel Colwill.

Cian Ashford was also initially named in the Wales U21 squad, but later withdrew from the camp.

Wales youth fixtures:

Wales U17 vs. Romania U17, Centrul de Fotbal Buftea Teren Natural, Buftea, 20/03/2024 (10am KO)

Wales U17 vs. Sweden U17, Centrul de Fotbal Buftea Teren Natural, Buftea, 23/03/2024 (10am KO)

Bulgaria U17 vs. Wales U17, Centrul de Fotbal Buftea Teren Natural, Buftea, 26/03/2024 (10am KO)

Belgium U19 vs. Wales U19, Proximus Basecamp, Belgium, 22/03/2024

Belgium U19 vs. Wales U19, Proximus Basecamp, Belgium, 22/03/2024

Wales U21 vs. Lithuania U21, Rodney Parade, Newport, 22/03/2024 (6pm KO)

Morocco U23 vs. Wales U21, Antalya, Turkey, 26/03/2024 (6pm KO)