Philadelphia Union announced today that Olivier Mbaizo has received an international call-up for Cape Verde ahead of 2022 World Cup Qualifier matches. The defender is part of six call-ups in October which include Andre Blake and Alvas Powell (Jamaica), Jamiro Monteiro (Cape Verde), Daniel Gazdag (Hungary) and Jose Martinez (Venezuela).

Mbaizo joins the Cameroon National Team respectively as they continue the second round of the FIFA World Cup African Qualifiers. This is Mbaizo's fifth senior team call up for Cameroon as they also prepare for a pair of World Cup Qualifiers. He has earned four senior international caps for the Indomitable Lions, his first when he made his debut as a substitute in a friendly vs. Gabon on September 6, 2016. Cameroon will play against Mozambique at home (Oct. 9, 11:00 a.m.) then face them once again away (Oct. 12, 11:00 a.m.).