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Seven Leicester City Players Set For Qatar World Cup

Seven Leicester City players have been called up to represent their nations at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

- Squads have been confirmed for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar
- James Maddison (England) and Wout Faes (Belgium) are set for their first major international tournaments
- Youri Tielemans and Timothy Castagne (Belgium) have been selected for the competition
- There are call-ups for Daniel Amartey (Ghana), Papy Mendy (Senegal) and Danny Ward (Wales)

Midfielder James Maddison is among the England squad traveling to Qatar hoping to lift the biggest honour in world football for the second time in the Three Lions' history. Gareth Southgate's men take on Iran, USA and Wales in Group B – with Maddison hoping to build on his solitary cap for his country. 

Elsewhere, there are three City players in the Belgium squad this winter – Youri Tielemans, Timothy Castagne and Wout Faes. The Red Devils, who reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia four years ago, will come up against Canada, Morocco and Croatia in Group F. 

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Arriving in Qatar
Arriving in Qatar

Papy Mendy and his Senegal colleagues land at Hamad International Airport in Doha ahead of the Qatar finals.

Daniel Amartey has also been selected for Ghana who, in Group H, are scheduled to tackle Portugal, Uruguay and Korea Republic. AFCON champions Senegal, with Papy Mendy among their ranks, have been potted in Group A alongside hosts Qatar, Ecuador and Netherlands. Finally, in-form goalkeeper Danny Ward will be hoping to represent Wales in Group B encounters with USA, Iran and England.

For more on Leicester City's players in Qatar, visit LCFC.com/WorldCup.

James Maddison | England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Group B

Opposition Date Kick-off Venue
Iran  21 November 1pm Khalifa International Stadium
USA  25 November 7pm Al Bayt Stadium
Wales 29 November 7pm Al Rayyan Stadium

Youri Tielemans, Timothy Castagne & Wout Faes | Belgium 🇧🇪 | Group F

Opposition Date Kick-off Venue
Canada  23 November 7pm Al Rayyan Stadium
Morocco  27 November  1pm Al Thumama Stadium
Croatia  1 December  3pm Al Rayyan Stadium

Daniel Amartey | Ghana 🇬🇭 | Group H

Opposition Date Kick-off Venue
Portugal  24 November 4pm Stadium 974
Korea Republic  28 November 1pm Education City Stadium
Uruguay  2 December 3pm Al Janoub Stadium

Papy Mendy | Senegal 🇸🇳 | Group A

Opposition Date Kick-off Venue
Netherlands  21 November 4pm Al Thumama Stadium
Qatar  25 November  1pm Al Thumama Stadium
Ecuador  29 November 3pm Khalifa International Stadium

Danny Ward | Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Group B

Opposition Date Kick-off Venue
USA 21 November 7pm Al Rayyan Stadium
Iran 25 November  10am Al Rayyan Stadium
England 29 November 7pm Al Rayyan Stadium


All fixtures subject to change. All times GMT.

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