Celina called up by Kosovo, but Morsy left out by Egypt

Bersant Celina ahead of the game.

Bersant Celina has been capped 29 times by Kosovo. - Credit: Steve Waller - www.stephenwaller

Ipswich Town attacker Bersant Celina has been named in Kosovo's squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Kosovo travel to face Sweden on Saturday, October 9 before hosting Georgia on Tuesday, October 12.

It means the Dijon loanee will miss the Blues' Papa John’s Trophy game at Gillingham next Tuesday as well the League One home clash against Shrewsbury next Saturday.

Meanwhile, Town skipper Sam Morsy will be available for those games having been left out of the Egypt squad for World Cup qualifiers against Libya. The 30-year-old, whose last cap came at the 2018 World Cup, had been named in their initial squad last month. 

Macauley Bonne was also left out of the final Zimbabwe squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Ghana. 

League One clubs only have the option to postpone fixtures if three or more of their first team players are away on international duty. 

Armando Dobra has been named in the Albania U21 squad, but he is currently on loan at Colchester United for the season.

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