Minnesota United defenders Jukka Raitala and Romain Metanire have been called up to national team duty to compete in World Cup Qualifiers for the Finland and Madagascar National Teams, respectively. 

Raitala and Finland resume their World Cup qualifying journey on September 1 at home against France, while Metanire and Madgascar play their first match of the window September 2 against Benin at 11:00 a.m. CT.

Finland National Team Schedule
Wednesday, September 1 vs. Wales, 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, September 4 vs. Kazakhstan, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 7 @ France, 1:45 p.m.

Madagascar National Team Schedule
Thursday, September 2 vs. Benin, 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 7 @ Tanzania, 8:00 a.m.