Nine FC Krasnodar Players Departed to the National Teams

Two of them went to join Team Russia

Nine FC Krasnodar players have been summoned for the matches of the national teams to be staged under the aegis of FIFA in early November 2021.

Matvei Safonov and Aleksei Ionov have departed to the Russia national team that is facing the decisive matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification. Besides them, Valeri Karpin has summoned the Krasnodar Academy-trained Daniil Fomin currently playing for FC Dynamo Moscow. The national team of our country will meet Cyprus in Saint Petersburg on 11 November, and then play with Croatia in Split on 14 November.

Viktor Claesson has received a call-up to the Sweden national team. The Swedes will play two games of the named World Cup qualification, vs. Georgia (11 November, away) and Spain (14 November, away).

Grzegorz Krychowiak has joined Team Poland. The Krasnodar central midfielder and his teammates are to play two games of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification, vs. Andorra (12 November, away) and Hungary (15 November, at home).

Uroš Spajić has been summoned to the Serbia national team.  The Serbian Eagles will hold a scrimmage against Qatar (11 November, at home) and play one game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification with Portugal (14 November, away).

Eduard Spertsyan has left for the grounds of the Armenia national team. The Mountaineers are facing two games with North Macedonia (11 November, at home) and Germany (14 November, at home).

Three players playing for various FC Krasnodar teams have joined the Russia national under-21 football team. They are goalkeeper Stanislav Agkatsev, midfielder Aleksandr Chernikov, and FC Krasnodar-2 defender Daniil Kornyushin (the latter has also made some appearances for the Krasnodar first team this season). The Russian Junior Team will play two games of the 2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition, vs. Slovakia on 12 November and vs. Spain on 16 November. Both games will be staged in Khimki, Russia.