The international players' programme

Guéla Doué with the Elephants, Amine Gouiri in Algiers for a new tournament, three Rouge et Noir in France U23... Check out the schedule of Stade Rennais F.C.'s international players.

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The French Team

Adrien Truffert, Désiré Doué and Arnaud Kalimuendo join the France U23 squad for friendly matches against Côte d'Ivoire on 22 March and the United States on 25 March. Lens midfielder Andy Diouf, who trained at Rennes, is also in Thierry Henry's squad.

Jeanuël Belocian returned to the French U19 team for the Elite Tour in Assen, the Netherlands. The Bleuets will face Belgium, the Netherlands and then Lithuania. Jean-Luc Vannuchi has also selected Jérémy Jacquet, the Stade Rennais F.C. defender on loan at Clermont.

Goalkeeper Ayoub Akabou, defender Yaël Thébault and striker Kader Mohamed Meïté have joined the U17 squad for the Elite Round of the European Championship.

The French U16 team now turns its attention to the Montaigu tournament, with three group matches against Côte d'Ivoire, Argentina and Saudi Arabia. Ruben Lomet and Mohamed Chebbi are in Lionel Rouxel's squad. 


On the African continent

Ghana have two friendlies on the schedule, against Nigeria and then Uganda in Morocco. New coach Otto Addo is calling on Alidu Seidu.

Recently appointed as Algeria coach, Vladimir Petkovic has invited Amine Gouiri, who is in fine form with the Red and Blacks. The Fennecs are hosting the first edition of a new international tournament: Algeria, South Africa and Bolivia will meet in Algiers for the occasion. The hosts will take on the Bolivians on the 22nd, followed by Bafana Bafana on the 25th. 


Guéla Doué with the Elephants

Guéla Doué is in the Ivorian squad for the friendly matches against Benin and Uruguay. These will take place in France, in Amiens on the 23rd and Lens on the 26th. The defender had not yet had the honour of being called up to the Elephants' senior squad.


Wilson Samaké chooses Mali

Wilson Samaké, top scorer in Group E of the N3 with Stade Rennais F.C., has been called up by France U20 and has chosen to join Mali's U23 squad. The Malians will travel to Osaka to take on Japan.



Ibrahim Salah and Morocco U23 will face Ukraine on 22 March and Wales on 26 March in Antalya. 


Geoffrey Lembet heads for Sri Lanka

Raoul Savoy has selected the Rouge et Noir goalkeeper for the Fifa Series in Sri Lanka, where the Central African Republic will meet Bhutan and Papua New Guinea on 22 and 25 March.


Turkey U21 with Bertuğ Yildirim 

Bertug Yildirim and Turkey's U21 squad are due to host Georgia U21 in Istanbul on 22, before travelling to Ferrara on 26 to take on Italy U21. Doğan Alemdar is also on the Turkish list.


Belgium in Euro mode

Belgium and Arthur Theate will play Ireland in Dublin and England in London in successive warm-up matches.