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INTERNATIONAL NEWS: MORSY, EVANS AND ROBINSON FEATURE AHEAD OF WEST BROM CLASH ON SATURDAY

17 October 2018

Samy Morsy and Owen Evans involved in victories as Antonee Robinson's USA drew 1-1 with Peru.

  • Internationals: Three Latics players involved in final October fixtures.
  • Samy Morsy, Antonee Robinson and Owen Evans all represented their countries this week.
  • Reece James was an unused substitute for England's U20s against Czech Republic.

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Samy Morsy

Latics' captain Samy Morsy claimed his seventh cap for the Egypt national team on Tuesday afternoon as an 84th minute substitute in the Pharaohs' 2-0 victory away at eSwatini.

The victory, courtesy of goals from Marwan Mohsen and West Bromwich Albion's Ahmed Hegazi, keeps Egypt second in Group J of the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 qualifying stage. The Pharaohs have nine points from four matches and sit three points behind Tunisia with two games remaining.

Egypt will face Tunisia at home in November, before a trip to face Niger in the final match in March.

Antonee Robinson

Having featured in USA's 4-2 defeat to Colombia last week, Everton loanee Antonee Robinson was a late substitute in a 1-1 draw against Peru in the early hours of this morning, replacing Tim Weah in the 92nd minute.

Owen Evans

Goalkeeper Owen Evans claimed his third Wales Under 21 appearance last night, as the young dragons won 3-1 at home against Switzerland in their final game of the UEFA U21 European Championship qualifying campaign.

Victory earned Wales a fourth place finish on 13 points from 10 matches.



Reece James

Chelsea loanee Reece James was an unused substitute in England U20s' 1-1 draw away at Czech Republic on Monday evening. The full back also featured in England's 2-1 win against Italy at AFC Fylde last week.


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