International call-ups for the Rossoblù

International call-ups for the Rossoblù

Nine Rossoblù players have been called up by their respective national teams to support the commitments scheduled in November between World Cup and European Championship qualifiers and friendly matches. Gianluca Lapadula returns to the Peruvian national team, which will play two matches for the 2026 World Cup qualifiers. 

Upcoming World Cup qualifying matches also for Zito Luvumbo, Antoine Makoumbou and Eldor Shomurodov with Angola, Republic of Congo and Uzbekistan, respectively. Mateusz Wieteska (Poland) and Pantelis Hatzidiakos (Greece) will play a friendly match and a qualifying match for the 2024 European Championships.

U21 call-ups for Matteo Prati and Gaetano Oristanio: the Azzurrini will take the field in two matches decisive for qualification for the European Championships in their category. Adam Obert will also be committed with his country's U21 national team; the Slovak selection will play two friendly matches.   

The full list of scheduled matches follows:

Gianluca Lapadula (Peru) 
Bolivia-Peru, 16/11/2023 at 9 p.m. | La Paz, Bolivia 
Peru-Venezuela, 22/11/2023 at 3 a.m. | Lima, Peru 
World Cup Qualification 2026

Zito Luvumbo (Angola)
Cape Verde-Angola, 16/11/2023 8 p.m. | Praia, Cape Verde 
Mauritius-Angola, 21/11/2023 5 p.m. | Saint Pierre, Mauritius 
World Cup Qualification 2026

Antoine Makoumbou (Republic of the Congo)
Zambia-Republic of the Congo, 17/11/2023 5 p.m. | Ndola, Zambia
World Cup Qualification 2026

Eldor Shomurodov (Uzbekistan) 
Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan, 16/11/2023 3 p.m. | Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan-Iran, 21/11/2023 2 p.m. | Tashkent, Uzbekistan 
World Cup Qualification 2026

Pantelis Hatzidiakos (Greece) 
Greece-New Zealand, 17/11/2023 6 p.m. | Athens, Greece Friendly 
Greece-France, 21/11/2023 8:45 p.m. | Athens, Greece 
European Qualification 2024

Mateusz Wieteska (Poland)
Poland-Czech Republic, 17/11/2023 8:45 p.m. | Warsaw, Poland 
European Qualification 2024
Poland-Latvia, 21/11/2023 8:45 p.m. | Warsaw, Poland 

Matteo Prati and Gaetano Oristanio (Italy U21)
San Marino U21-Italy U21, 16/11/2023 at 6:30 p.m. | San Marino
Ireland U21-Italy U21, 21/11/2023 at 6:30 p.m. | Cork, Ireland U21 
European Qualification

Adam Obert (Slovakia U21) 
Slovakia U21-Croatia U21, 16/11/2023 5 p.m. | Nitra, Slovakia
Czech Republic U21-Slovakia U21, 20/11/2023 6 p.m. | Hradci Králové, Czech Rep. 

* Match start times refer to CET