Five Red Bulls earn international call-ups in latest window
Five New York Red Bulls have earned call-ups for their respective national teams in the latest FIFA International Window.
Midfielder Tim Cahill will be away from his club from September 1 to September 9 as the Australian Men’s National Team takes on Belgium ink Liege on September 4 and Saudi Arabia on September 8 in London. Cahill will miss New York’s match against Sporting Kansas City on September 6 at Red Bull Arena.
Cahill has made 16 appearances (14 starts) this season and has scored one goal and added two assists. The midfielder starred for Australia in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, scoring two goals in two games for the Socceroos. Cahill is the all-time leading scorer for the Australian Men’s National Team with 34 goals in 71 appearances.
Defender Roy Miller will join Costa Rica from September 11 to September 14 if the Ticos advance to the final of the 2014 Copa Centroamericana at the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. Miller would miss New York’s match against Philadelphia on September 13 if he joins the national team.
Miller, the longest tenured Red Bull, has made 15 appearances (14 starts) this season and made his 100th career MLS start on August 10 at Chicago. All of Miller’s 101 starts and 111 career appearances have come as a Red Bull. Miller also participated in the 2014 FIFA World Cup as a member of the Costa Rican Men’s National Team. Miller made one appearance in a 0-0 draw against England in group play.
Defender Ambroise Oyongo will join Cameroon for the first two Africa Nations Cup group stage qualifiers on Sept. 6 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and then at home against the Ivory Coast on Sept. 10. Oyongo has made nine appearances (eight starts) for New York this season and has recorded three assists. He has earned one cap for Cameroon.
Defender Matt Miazga and goalkeeper Santiago Castano were both called into the USMNT U20 squad as well. The two will be away from New York from September 1 to September 9 and will be unavailable for the Red Bulls match against Sporting Kansas City on September 6 at Red Bull Arena.