Pair of Timbers called up for international duty

by Charlie Folkestad

Portland Timbers midfielders Yimmi Chará and Andy Polo will join their national teams for upcoming friendlies.

Chará will be with the Colombian National Team for their friendly against Honduras. Polo will join Peru for a pair of friendlies against Panamá and Jamaica.

These friendlies will serve as warm-ups for World Cup Qualifiers. Colombia and Peru will face each other to resume their WCQ cycles on Jan. 22.

Colombia and Peru are both in the thick of things in the WCQ table, sitting 4th and 5th, respectively.

Standings provided by SofaScore LiveScore

Chará has 14 appearances and one goal for Colombia. Polo has 35 caps and one goal for Peru.

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