His transfer to Ajax immediately earned him a selection for the national team: Nicolae Mitea, brand-new Ajax player, has been called up for a test match with Romania. Bogdan Lobont and Hatem Trabelsi were also invited for their national teams.
The only 18-year old Nicolae Mitea and his veteran teammate Bogdan Lobont have been picked for the friendly match Ukraine - Romania on August 20 in Donetsk. For left winger Mitea this is the first time he has received an invitation for Romania's A-squad. Former Ajax player Cristian Chivu has also been invited.
Defender Hatem Trabelsi has been selected for the friendly match Tunisia - Guinea on August 20 in Tunis.