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13 Violets on the road with their national teams

In the coming week, some violets are again called up to various national teams. For Filip Antovski with Macedonia's U21, Muharem Huskovic and Leonardo Ivkic with Austria's U19 and Fabian Jankovic, Kenan Jusic, Luca Pazourek and Sanel Saljic with the domestic U17 there are matches in the European Championship qualifiers.

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The North Macedonian U21 national team will face the Faroe Islands on October 7 in Group H of the qualifiers for the 2023 European Championship in Romania and Georgia, and Armenia on October 12. Filip Antovski played in the first two games against France and Serbia and was also captain last time out.

Austria's U21s are also back in action. Unfortunately, Vesel Demaku had to miss the European Championship qualifiers against Estonia and Finland due to injury. With Mathias Gindl, Niels Hahn, Aleksandar Jukic and Can Keles four violets are on call.

The German U20 national team will play a test match against Poland on October 7, followed four days later by a comparison with Romania. DFB coach Christian Wörns has again called up Eric Martel, as he did for the last training course.

European Championship qualification for Huskovic & Ivkic

The Austrian team will start the qualifying for the 2022 European Under-19 Championship in Slovakia on October 6. In the mini-tournament, the team of manager Martin Scherb will face Estonia, Belarus (Oct. 9) and Hungary (Oct. 12). Muharem Huskovic and Leonardo Ivkic have been nominated for the 20-man squad, with Sandali Conde and Florian Wustinger on standby.

A three-nation tournament of the U18 national teams will take place in Wels from October 7-12. Austria will face Sweden and the Netherlands, Ziad El Sheiwi has been called up by Hermann Stadler for the two matches. Rocco Sutterlüty is also on standby.

U17 & U16 National Team tinged with Violet

Austria's U17 national team starts its qualifying campaign for the U17 European Championship 2022 in Israel on October 6, with Kosovo as its first opponent in the mini-tournament. This will be followed by duels with the Faroe Islands (Oct. 9) and Slovenia (Oct. 12), both of which will be played in Traiskirchen. Team manager Oliver Lederer has nominated four Violets for the qualifying matches: goalkeeper Kenan Jusic, Fabian Jankovic, Sanel Saljic and Luca Pazourek - no other team has more players in its 21-man squad.

The Austrian U16 national team will play a double friendly against Italy on October 6 and 8 in Italy. Here, too, with Luka Makrisevic, Marijan Österreicher, Marcel Röhricht and Lars Stöckl are four Austria Wien players called up - no club provides more.