What our internationals are up to
Eleven players from Paris Saint-Germain Women have joined their respective national teams during this international week. Check out what's on the cards...
LAURINA FAZER / GRACE GEYORO / KADIDIATOU DIANI - FRANCE
Three Parisians - Laurina Fazer, Grace Geyoro and Kadidiatou Diani - will take part in France's two upcoming friendlies during this international week, with two away games on the cards. France will first face Germany on Friday 7 October at 20:30 at the DDV-Stadion in Dresden, then Sweden four days later at 18:30 in Gothenburg. This will undoubtedly be an opportunity for Fazer, called up for the first time in her career, to secure her first cap.
AMANDA ILESTEDT - SWEDEN
Paris Saint-Germain's Amanda Ilestedt has two friendlies on the menu with Sweden during this international break. Before facing Les Bleues and her five club teammates at Gamla Ullevi, the Rouge et Bleu - and Blagult - number 13 will face Spain this Friday 7 October at 20:30 at the Estadio Nuevo El Arcangel in Cordoba.
JACKIE GROENEN - NETHERLANDS
Parisian Jackie Groenen's Netherlands will also play two friendlies during this international week. The Oranje Leeuwinnen will face Zambia on Thursday 6 October at 18:45 at the NAC Breda Stadion in Breda and Norway five days later at 20:00 at the Kyocera Stadion in The Hague.
MARINA GEORGIEVA - AUSTRIA
The qualifying play-offs for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup Australia-New Zealand are on the agenda for Paris Saint-Germain's Austrian international Marina Georgieva. The Rot-Weiss-Roten will face Scotland in Round 1 at 20:35 on Thursday 6 October at Hampden Park in Glasgow, while Irene Fuhrmann's side will face the Republic of Ireland in Round 2 at 19:00 five days later at the NV Arena in St. Pölten.
BERGLIND BJÖRG THORVALSDOTTIR - ICELAND
The Iceland team of Parisian striker Berglind Björg Thorvaldsdottir will also play the qualifying play-offs for the next World Cup during this international week. The Stelpurnar Okkar will travel on Tuesday 11 October (time and place to be determined) to the home of the winner of the first round between Portugal and Belgium to try to validate their ticket for the final phase of the competition. The latter will face each other on Thursday 6 October at 19:00 (in France, 18:00 in Portugal) at the Estadio do FC Vizela.
RAMONA BACHMANN - SWITZERLAND
It's the same programme for the Switzerland of capital club striker Ramona Bachmann during this international week - the second qualifying round of the 2023 World Cup. On Tuesday 11 October at 19:00 in Zurich's Letzigrund, the Nati will face the winner of round 1 between Wales and Bosnia-Herzegovina to reach the final phase of the event. The two teams will face each other on Thursday 6 October at 20:00 at Cardiff City Stadium.
ASHLEY LAWRENCE - CANADA
Ashley Lawrence's Canada will travel to Spain for two friendly matches during the international week. The Reds will face Argentina on Thursday 6 October at 19:00 and Morocco four days later at 16:30, both matches taking place at the Estadio Municipal de Chapin in Jerez.
LYDIA WILLIAMS - AUSTRALIA
Two European friendlies are also on the menu for Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Lydia Williams' Australia during this international week. The Matildas will face South Africa on Saturday 8 October at 13:30 (in France, 12:30 in England) in London, then Denmark three days later at 18:00 at the Viborg Stadion.
ORIANE JEAN-FRANÇOIS - FRANCE U23
Accompanied by the capital club's U19 striker Manssita Traoré, Paris Saint-Germain player Oriane Jean-François will take part in the France U23 team's friendly double-header with Finland. The two teams will face each other on Wednesday 5 October at 14:30 at the National Football Centre in Clairefontaine and three days later at 10:00 in Poissy.