FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Three New England Revolution players, including two Homegrown Players, have been called in by their respective national teams for upcoming international matches. Midfielder Isaac Angking (USA Under-19), midfielder Zachary Herivaux (Haiti), and defender Gabriel Somi (Syria) will join their respective national teams next week. Herivaux and Somi will be unavailable for New England's match against New York City FC on Sept. 5, while Angking will depart for Bradenton, Fla. on Sept. 6.
Angking, 18, has earned his first national team call-up at the U-19 level and will join the United States Under-19 Men's National Teams for the U-20 Men’s Invitational, a four-team international tournament in Bradenton, Fla. The tournament features both the U.S. Under-19 and Under-20 teams and serves as the squad's final camp ahead of qualification for November's 2018 CONCACAF U-20 Championship. A native of Providence, R.I. and the fourth Homegrown Player signing in club history, Angking has previously featured for the U.S. U-14, U-15, and U-17 Youth National Teams.
The U.S. U-19 squad will face Venezuela on Sept. 7, the U.S. U-20 MNT on Sept. 9, and Jamaica on Sept. 11. Angking will depart for Bradenton on Sept. 6 and return to New England on Sept. 12. For the complete U.S. Under-19 and Under-20 Men’s National Team rosters, and for more information on the tournament, please click HERE.
Herivaux, 22, joins the Haiti National Team for its opening 2019/20 CONCACAF Nations League qualifying match against Saint Martin on Sept. 10. This marks the inaugural season of the CONCACAF Nations League, which will determine 10 of the 16 participants for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup. A native of Brookline, Mass. and the third Homegrown Player signing in Revolution history, Herivaux owns three caps for his international career. He most recently featured for Haiti in a friendly against Argentina on May 29. For the Revs this season, the midfielder has registered 128 minutes played in six appearances across all competitions. Herivaux departed for international duty on Sept. 2 and will return to New England on Sept. 12.
Somi, 27, is set to join the Syria National Team for a pair of friendlies against Uzbekistan on Sept. 6, and Kyrgyzstan on Sept. 11. A Swedish-Syrian dual citizen, Somi received his first call up to represent Syria in October 2017 for a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying playoff against Australia, but he did not play in either leg. In his debut season with the Revolution, the Örebro, Sweden native has made 14 appearances, including 12 starts, and recorded two assists. Somi departed or international duty on Sept. 3 and return to New England on Sept. 12.
The Revolution return to action on Wednesday, Sept. 5 for a meeting with New York City FC at Yankee Stadium. The contest kicks off at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio USA.