Philadelphia Union announced today that Richard Odada has received an international call-up for Kenya ahead of the upcoming FIFA international window. The midfielder is part of seven call-ups in March which include Damion Lowe (Jamaica), Daniel Gazdag (Hungary), and Jose Martinez (Venezuela). These call ups come in addition to Brandan Craig, Jack McGlynn and Quinn Sullivan receiving call ups to the U-20 USMNT training camp in Marbella, Spain where they will face off against France, England and Serbia. Goalkeeper Andre Blake has been named to the Jamaican National Team, but will not travel due to injury. All Union players following the Union’s away match against CF Montreal.
Odada joins the Kenyan National Team for a pair of international friendly matches. Odada made his international debut on September 2, 2021, in a World Cup qualifier match against Uganda. With five appearances for the Harambee Stars, Odada scored his first goal in a 2-1 win over Rwanda on November 15, 2021. Kenya will play an international friendly against Iran on Mar. 28.