Jhonder Cádiz Named to Final Venezuela Roster for Copa América 2021 in BrazilÃÂ
For the first time in club history, a Nashville SC player will represent his country in theÂ CONMEBOL Copa América, South America's major international competition.Â
JhonderÂ Cádiz was named to the final roster for Venezuela's National Team on Thursday ahead of the team's first match of the tournament on Sunday againstÂ host countryÂ Brazil. Cádiz was already in camp with LaÂ VinotintoÂ for a pair of FIFA World Cup™ Qatar 2022 Qualifiers last week, making twoÂ appearances off the bench.Â
This will be Cádiz's first-ever trip to Copa América, after appearing inÂ four matches for Venezuela's senior national team throughout his career.Â
Here is Venezuela's schedule for the 2021 Copa América:Â
Sunday, June 13:Â vs. Brazil, 4 p.m. CT, FOX
Thursday, June 17:Â vs. Colombia, 4 p.m. CT, FS1
Sunday, June 20:Â vs. Ecuador, 4 p.m.Â CT, FOX
Sunday, June 27:Â vs. Peru, 4 p.m. CT, FS2Â Â
CádizÂ isÂ one of fiveÂ Boys in Gold who have been called up byÂ their national teamsÂ during the recent international break:Â Aníbal Godoy (Panama), Alistair JohnstonÂ (Canada), Randall Leal (Costa Rica) and Walker Zimmerman (U.S.) have all seen action this month.
Â Godoy and Johnston will continue with the second round of ConcacafÂ FIFA World Cup™ Qatar 2022 Qualifiers this weekend.
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