Dejan Jakovic (above) and David Ochieng will miss the Cosmos’ Saturday home game vs. Jacksonville. (Photo courtesy of the Cosmos)
Cosmos center backs Dejan Jakovic and David Ochieng have been called up to their respective national teams for upcoming international friendlies.
Jaković will feature for Canada when they play Jamaica at BMO Field in Toronto, Saturday, Sept. 2.
Ochieng will travel with Kenya’s national team in friendlies against Mauritania Aug. 31 and Mozambique Sept. 2. The games will help Kenya prepare for the African Nations Championship, which it will host in January.
They will miss the Cosmos’ home game against Jacksonville Armada FC Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Both defenders will be back for the road games the Cosmos will play against Miami FC Sept. 6 and Puerto Rico Sept. 9.