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READ | Millers players set for latest round of international fixtures

30 May 2022

Even with the 2021/22 domestic campaign coming to an end, there is no let up for Chiedozie Ogbene, Conor Washington and Joshua Kayode, as their attentions turn to the international front.

The trio have all been selected for their country ahead of a crucial round of fixtures, with a full breakdown of where they are playing and when below.

 

Chiedozie Ogbene | Republic of Ireland

Millers winger Chiedozie Ogbene has once again been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad, ahead of their UEFA Nations League quadruple header of fixtures in June.

Since his debut for Stephen Kenny’s men in the same month last year against Hungary, Ogbene has gone from strength to strength with the Boys in Green, scoring against Azerbaijan, Lunxembourg and Belgium whilst representing his country.

Ogbene will no doubt be hoping to play his part as Ireland take on Armenia on Saturday 4th June, before hosting Ukraine and Scotland at Aviva Stadium on 8th June and 11th June respectively.

The team will then jet off to play their fourth game in 10 days, when they travel to take on Ukraine in Poland.

 

Armenia v Republic of Ireland | Republican Stadium after Vazgen Sargsyan | Saturday 4th June 2022 | 2pm

Republic of Ireland v Ukraine | Aviva Stadium | Wednesday 8th June 2022 | 7:45pm

Republic of Ireland v Scotland | Aviva Stadium | Saturday 11th June 2022 | 5pm

Ukraine v Republic of Ireland | LKS Stadium | Tuesday 14th June 2022 | 7:45pm

 

 

 

Conor Washington | Northern Ireland

Our newest recruit Conor Washington will officially become a Rotherham United player on 1st July, after putting pen-to-paper on a two year deal with his contract set to expire at Charlton Athletic at the end of June.

 

The forward, who has played alongside current Miller Shane Ferguson in past Northern Ireland internationals, will be looking to add to the 35 caps he’s already amassed for his country in the latest round of games.

Like the Republic, Ian Baraclough’s men face four UEFA Nations League games in 10 days, starting with the hosting of Greece on Thursday 2nd June.

They will then play Cyprus twice in a week between the 5th and the 12th June, either side of visiting Kosovo.

 

Northern Ireland v Greece | Windsor Park | Thursday 2nd June 2022 | 7:45pm

Cyprus v Northern Ireland | AEK Arena | Sunday 5th June 2022 | 5pm

Kosovo v Northern Ireland | Stadiumi Fadil Vokrri | Thursday 9th June 2022 | 7:45pm

Northern Ireland v Cyprus | Windsor Park | Sunday 12th June 2022 | 2pm

 

Joshua Kayode | Republic of Ireland U21s

Joshua Kayode has been a regular in Jim Crawford’s Republic of Ireland U21 side and has again been named in his squad for their upcoming UEFA European U21 Championship Qualifiers.

Ireland will face Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, before taking on Italy in their final Group F game on Tuesday 14th June.

Ireland head into the international window off the back of an impressive away win over Sweden and are set to be backed by their biggest crowds of the campaign in Tallaght, as they look to become the first U21s side to reach a European Championship Finals.

 

Republic of Ireland U21 v Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 | Tallaght Stadium | Friday 3rd June 2022 | 7:30pm

Republic of Ireland U21 v Montenegro U21 | Tallaght Stadium | Monday 6th June 2022 | 5pm

Italy U21 v Republic of Ireland U21 | Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca | Tuesday 14th June 2022 | 4:30pm

 

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Ciaran McGuckin | Northern Ireland U21s

Rotherham United forward Ciaran McGuckin has been named in the Northern Ireland U21s squad, for their upcoming European Championship 2023 qualifiers against Spain and Lithuania.

John Schofield’s side will bring their U21 Euro 2023 Group C qualification campaign to a close with a double-header of fixtures, starting with a game against Spain at Inver Park in Larne on Friday 3rd June, with a 1pm kick-off. The Academy graduate will then be hoping to be involved against Lithuania in Alytus on Tuesday 7th June, which kicks-off at 6pm.

 

Northern Ireland U21 v Spain U21 | Inver Park | Friday 3rd June 2022 | 1pm 

Lithuania U21 v Northern Ireland U21 | Alytus Stadium | Tuesday 7th June 2022 | 6pm


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