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Serbia-based midfielder Billups named in Malta U-19’s squad for Albania friendlies

American-born player made his Serbian top-flight debut in February.

Boston Billups, 18, is the latest name to join the Malta national team ranks as the attacking midfielder will be part of the U-19’s selection for their friendly matches against Albania, scheduled for Wednesday evening and Friday.

Born in the United States, Billups is eligible to represent Malta although he does not rule out featuring for the United States in the future.

“Malta is a country that I am emotionally attached to, and I really like being part of its national team,” he told a Serbia’s MaxSport.

“The people are great, there are good conditions for football, and I was happy to accept the association’s invitation.

I try to fit into the team with my work, but football is universal and I think I have already adapted to the demands of the coaching staff.”

Asked about the Albania match, Billups pointed out that he would like to feature while adding that it is up to him to work hard and be of good service to the national team.”

Born in Portland, Billups nurtured his football skills at the academy of the Portland Timbers before moving to Spain and eventually to Serbia where he had landed at giants Red Star Belgrade.

In February, he moved to Belgrade’s IMT with whom he clocked 10 minutes across three appearances in the top-flight including in this month’s 2-1 win over Javor-Matis.

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