FC St. Pauli: Daniel-Kofi Kyereh & Jackson Irvine fight for the World Cup – 2nd Bundesliga

After FC St. Pauli’s home game against 1. FC Heidenheim on Friday, the last international break of the season is coming up. Six Kiez kickers will be in action for their home country.

Jackson Irvine (Australia) and Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (Ghana) face decisive games in the World Cup qualifiers.

Irvine plays first in Sydney against Japan and then in Riyadh against Saudi Arabia. Both games must be won to qualify directly. Only the first two teams qualify directly for the World Cup in Qatar. The third still has a long way to go.

First there is the play-offs against the third in Group A, followed by the duel against the fifth in the South America qualifier

Kyereh is fighting for the World Cup with Ghana in two games against Nigeria. Kyereh & Co. have home advantage in the first leg on Friday in Kumasi (March 25, 8.30 p.m.), the second leg in Nigeria follows on Tuesday in Lagos (March 29, 7 p.m.).

Nikola Vasilj (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Marcel Beifus (DFB U20) as well as Igor Matanović and Niklas Jessen (both DFB U19) will also be on international duty.

Vasilj was nominated for the two friendlies between Bosnia and Georgia on Friday (March 25, 8:45 p.m.) and Luxembourg on Tuesday (March 29, 8:45 p.m.).

Defender Beifus has two friendlies with the German U20 team, against Italy on Thursday (March 24, 5 p.m. in Ascoli) and against England on Tuesday (March 29, 8:30 p.m. in Colchester).

Matanović and Jessen travel to Finland with the German U19 national team for three European Championship qualifiers. On Wednesday (March 23, 11:30 a.m. in Vantaa) we face Italy, on Saturday (March 26, 10 a.m., in Vantaa, Finland) against Belgium and on Tuesday (March 29, 4 p.m., in Helsinki) against Finland.

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