ATLANTA — Machop Chol, Ronald Hernández and Caleb Wiley have received national team call-ups for the November FIFA window, joining Miles Robinson who is currently with the United States Men’s National Team.
Chol has been called up by South Sudan for the first time for two friendly matches against Gambia on Nov. 13 and Algeria on Nov. 15. The 22-year-old Atlanta United Homegrown player has made nine MLS appearances and four starts this season and tallied one assist.
Hernández has joined Venezuela for two CONMEBOL World Cup Qualification matches against Ecuador on Nov. 11 and Peru on Nov. 16. Hernández has made 26 appearances for Venezuela and recorded one goal and one assist. The right back has appeared in eight World Cup Qualification matches and started all three of La Vinotinto’s matches during the October FIFA window.
Atlanta United academy player Caleb Wiley has been called up to the United States U-20 Men’s National Team for the upcoming Revelations Cup in Celaya, Mexico from Nov. 7-17. The U-20s will play Brazil on Nov. 10, Colombia on Nov. 13 and Mexico on Nov. 16. This will be the first training camp of the cycle as the team prepares for the 2022 Concacaf U-20 Championship, which will serve as qualification for not only the FIFA U-20 World Cup, but also the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.
It is Wiley’s first call up for the U-20s. The 16-year-old was first called up for the U.S. last year to represent the U-17s at a UEFA Development Tournament in England alongside teammate Efrain Morales.
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