Three players from Trinidad and Tobago saw playing time in European League action on Thursday as qualifying action continued for both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League competitions.
From top to bottom, Orlando City’s roster has looked much different this season. It’s been nearly a year since Jason Kreis was hired to take over the coaching duties at the club, and with that has come a number of changes around the field, with players both coming and going.
Former national under 20 player Keston Julien is likely to start for Slovak club AS Trencin in the UEFA Europa League Second Round qualifying match against Bnei Yehuda Tel-Aviv of Israel on Thursday.
New York Red Bulls II have signed Red Bulls Academy product Noah Powder to a USL contract. Powder’s registration is complete and he will be available for selection this Saturday, when NYRB II hosts the Charlotte Independence at Montclair State University.
Trinidad and Tobago international Khaleem Hyland is off to join teammates Carlyle Mitchell and Willis plaza on the Asian continent. And yes, it’s another football deal for a local player. Hyland agreed to a two-year deal with Saudia Arabian top flight club Al-Faisaly Harmah with a one year option this week, leaving Belgium club KVC Westerlo.
Young St Ann’s Rangers midfielder Che Benny is safe at Swedish First Division club AIK (Allmanna Idrottsklubben), but there are now fears the talented 16-year old may lose out on the opportunity to secure a contract there.
Trinidad and Tobago defender Carlyle Mitchell is ready to start a new adventure in his professional football career. And this new stage takes place in India in a few days time.
THIRTEEN goals in five matches has landed Kennya “Ya Ya” Cordner, the Trinidad and Tobago international and FC Dallas Women’s striker on top the goal-scorer chart in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) --the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States.
RR: The season after we got promoted, you pulled up with injury against Birmingham and spent months out. You returned against Derby only to suffer a broken leg. You were out for six months in total. How frustrating was that season for you?