Meanwhile, Hassane Kamara returned to action for Ivory Coast, as he helped maintain a clean sheet against Lesotho (June 9) in a 0-0 draw. Kamara’s side are currently top of Group H in the AFCON qualifiers.
Elsewhere, Joshua King played in the first half of Norway’s goalless draw with Slovenia (June 9), in Group B4 in the Nations League. The single point has placed King’s side at the top of the table going into Sunday’s (June 12, 5pm BST) fixture against Sweden.
In the Kirin Cup semi-final, Francisco Sierralta’s Chile were beaten 2-0 by Tunisia (June 10), with the Watford centre-half playing 90 minutes. La Roja will now play in a third-place play-off (June 14, 7.15am BST) against Ghana in Osaka.