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Emery Welshman Called up for CONCACAF Nations League Qualifier


Orange and Blue forward to represent Guyana for first time since 2016

CINCINNATI – FC Cincinnati forward Emery Welshman has been named to Guyana’s roster for a CONCACAF Nations League Qualifier. Welshman and Guyana will face Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday, Oct. 13, at TCIFA National Stadium in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

Welshman has six caps for Guyana, who has played one of four matches in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying. Guyana will also play at French Guiana on Nov. 20, and against Belize on March 23, 2019. The Golden Jaguars played Barbados to a 2-2 draw on Sept. 6.

Welshman will join Guyana on Thursday and is expected to be available for the start of the USL Cup Playoffs when FCC hosts an Eastern Conference Quarterfinal match at Nippert Stadium on Oct. 20. He will miss the Orange and Blue’s USL regular-season finale at Nashville SC on Oct. 13.

FC Cincinnati (23-3-7, 76 pts.) will wrap up the regular season on Saturday, Oct. 13, when the team travels to Nashville to face Nashville SC at 8:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. CT). The match will be televised live on WSTR 64 and streamed live on ESPN+.

FCC will enter the 2018 USL Cup Playoffs as the tournament’s number one overall seed as the regular-season champion. The Orange and Blue will begin play when they host the Eastern Conference’s number eight seed at Nippert Stadium at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. Tickets are on sale now.

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