2020 International Duty

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From an article posted on the Club's website today.
Taty Castellanos and Argentina U-23s have secured their place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.​
The Albiceleste became the first South American team to punch their ticket, becoming continental champions following the CONMEBOL pre-Olympic qualifying tournament.​
Valentin started once and made five substitute appearances for his nation, helping them to a 6-1-0 record in the competition which was enough to see them crowned champions.​
Only a defeat to Brazil in their final match spoiled an otherwise perfect record, meaning Argentina will go for a third gold medal in Tokyo in the U-23 tournament.​
Jesus Medina also suited up for Paraguay in the qualifying tournament but defeats to Uruguay, Peru and Brazil ended their hopes of reaching the finals.
Medina is now back with his NYCFC teammates on preseason in Boca Raton following two starts for his nation in Colombia.​
The Tokyo 2020 Football Tournament commences on July 22, climaxing on August 8.​


 

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So, we face the possibility of Taty being out of the lineup for a few games this summer. Medina will be available.

There is also the possibility that Sands or Parks get called into the US Olympic Team as well. To be seen.
 

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So, we face the possibility of Taty being out of the lineup for a few games this summer. Medina will be available.

There is also the possibility that Sands or Parks get called into the US Olympic Team as well. To be seen.
I'm ok with taty missing some games. This is huge for him and I hope he continues to impress and becomes a starter.

Sands or parks leaving us seems like more of a concern to me. But I wish them luck too.

They would miss 3-5 games depending on when they leave and return. Obviously, since it's in Japan, that's at least 2 days of travel lost each way, plus another full day or two to recover from jet lag. We Have Miami, Montreal, Atlanta, Philly, and Columbus during that time.
 
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So, we face the possibility of Taty being out of the lineup for a few games this summer. Medina will be available.

There is also the possibility that Sands or Parks get called into the US Olympic Team as well. To be seen.
hopefully we add a backup striker before we break camp. On top of the time he's going to miss it only seems like a matter of time until Taty is sold. This is a ton of viability for him.
 
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hopefully we add a backup striker before we break camp. On top of the time he's going to miss it only seems like a matter of time until Taty is sold. This is a ton of viability for him.
I think we are going to get someone in the summer on EOC. As Taty goes out, someone's going to head on in.
 

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So, we face the possibility of Taty being out of the lineup for a few games this summer. Medina will be available.

There is also the possibility that Sands or Parks get called into the US Olympic Team as well. To be seen.
this is why i said a striker is needed now, may not get many minutes off the bat but comes june there will be need, also we dont know of any injuries that can happen. it doesnt hurt.
 
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