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Vermes on Opara, Borath, Nemeth, Homegrowns and more

We catch up with Peter Vermes after the second preseason game to get the Sporting KC coaches thoughts.

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After the second preseason win by Sporting Kansas City over the Phoenix Rising FC trialists, on Wednesday, The Blue Testament caught up with Peter Vermes to get his thoughts on a range of topics, including:

  • Ike Opara again not playing (he’s still injured)
  • Vermes winning MLS Sporting Executive of the Year
  • His thoughts on the preseason debuts of Botond Borath and Krisztian Nemeth
  • The level of competition Sporting KC will face in the preseason (just one MLS club — the Houston Dynamo) before CONCACAF Champions League play against Toluca FC
  • and his thoughts on scouting players in other team’s Homegrown territories (that he originally discussed in a fantastic interview here)

The full video is below.