Seven Betis players, with their national teams

The Betic central Aisa
Mandi has been called up by Djamel Belmadi, Algerian coach, for the qualifying phase matches of the African Cup of Nations that Algeria will play against Zambia, next Thursday, March 25, and Botswana, on Monday, March 29, within the FIFA dates of the first stop of 2021. Mandi is the sixth footballer of the first team of the Real
Betis who has been summoned by his national team, so he will not be under Pellegrini’s orders until the middle of next week to prepare for the visit to Elche on Sunday April 4, when the Verdiblancos resume the competition.

In addition to Mandi, Pellegrini will not be able to count on these days with Sergio
Channels Y John
Miranda, summoned by the absolute Spanish selection and sub 21, respectively; Saved Y Lainez, who will play two friendlies with Mexico in Wales and Austria, where they will face Costa Rica; Y Claudio
Bravo, who will have to cross the Atlantic to play a friendly in Chile against Bolivia on Friday, March 26, after the qualification matches for the Concacaf World Cup in Qatar 2022 were postponed due to the risks of contagion and the quarantines that some should go through. football players.

Abdoul Bandaogo, from the subsidiary, will also be missing

Apart from these six players from the Betis first squad, Betis Deportivo midfielder Abdoul Bandaogo has also been called up by the Burkina Faso senior team for the qualifying matches for the Africa Cup of Nations against Uganda and South Sudan.

On this occasion, the French Nabil Fekir – who is going through his best moment since he arrived at Betis and on Friday he scored a real goal – and the Portuguese William Carvalho, who has been relegated to the substitution, have not been summoned with their respective teams. he is contributing his quality in almost every game in the final minutes, coming off the bench. Other regulars such as Guido Rodríguez (Argentina) or Emerson (Brazil) have stayed this time in Seville when the qualifying matches in the South American zone for the World Cup in Qatar were postponed.