Two FC Cincy players called up to respective national teams


CINCINNATI – Two FC Cincinnati players were called up to represent their respective national teams for matches during the upcoming FIFA window. Kendall Waston has been called in to Costa Rica and Kamohelo Mokotjo has been called in to South Africa. Costa Rica will play an international friendly, while South Africa will play a pair of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Waston has earned 41 caps and has scored six goals for the Ticos. FC Cincinnati’s captain most recently played for Costa Rica in the group stage of the CONCACAF Nations League in November 2019. With FC Cincinnati in 2020, Waston has made 17 appearances, all starts.

Mokotjo has earned 22 caps and has registered two assists for Bafana Bafana. The midfielder most recently played for South Africa in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan on Nov. 17, 2019. With FC Cincinnati in 2022, Mokotjo has made eight appearances, including five starts.

Costa Rica will play one match, an international friendly on Friday, Nov. 13, against Qatar at Profertil Arena Hartberg in Hartberg, Austria. South Africa will play a pair of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against São Tomé and Príncipe. The first match will be played on Friday, Nov.13, at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. The second match will take place on Monday, Nov. 16, at Estadio Nacional 12 de Julho in São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe.

FC Cincinnati will conclude the 2020 MLS regular season on Sunday, Nov. 8, when the club plays expansion side Inter Miami CF for the first time on Decision Day. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on WSTR 64, carried on the radio on WDJO (99.5 FM, 107.9 FM and 1480 AM), streamed regionally on fccincinnati.com/stream, out of market on ESPN+, while an audio stream will be available at TuneIn (WDJO) and fccincinnati.com.

For up-to-the-minute information about FC Cincinnati, visit the team’s official website at fccincinnati.com, or follow the team on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @FCCincinnati. Additionally, fans are encouraged to download the team’s official mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play for instant access to mobile tickets, team content and match notifications.

Information about seating options at the club’s state-of-the-art West End Stadium – which will open in Spring 2021 – is now available at westendstadium.com. The priority deadline for premium seating deposits has passed, and deposits for traditional reserved seating will open next month. For more information about 2021 season memberships, visit westendstadium.com or the stadium’s social properties on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram at @WestEndStadium, or by calling the team’s sales and service staff at 513-977-5425.