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An update on former Kansas City players.

MLS: MLS Cup Conference Semifinals-LA Galaxy at Los Angeles FC Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

MLS teams played their first competitive games of the 2020 season this past week, with both Atlanta United and Los Angeles FC kicking off their 2020 CONCACAF Champions League campaign last night on the road. Atlanta fell behind to Honduran side, Motagua 1-0 in the 34th but Josef Martinez responded a minute later and Atlanta heads home with the score 1-1 on aggregate. Former Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Alec Kann was on the bench for Atlanta. LAFC had a tougher time against Leon from Liga MX. Former Sporting player, Latif Blessing went 90 minutes for LAFC in their 2-0 loss that they’ll need to overcome next week in their home leg. Here’s the rest of this week’s update.

Key

SKC - former Sporting KC players

ACA - former Sporting KC academy players

KC - Kansas City area players

Note: Players under contract to Sporting Kansas City at this time are not included on this list, the exception being players loaned outside of Kansas City.

MLS

Saad Abdul-Salaam (SKC) - Cincinnati - No game until 2/29.

Jalil Anibaba (SKC) - Nashville. - No game until 2/29.

Nick Besler (KC) - Salt Lake - No game until 2/29.

Latif Blessing (SKC) - LAFC - Started and played 90 minutes in LAFC’s 2-0 loss to Leon.

Teal Bunbury (SKC) - New England - No game until 2/29.

Aurelien Collin (SKC) - Philadelphia - No game until 2/29.

Dom Dwyer (SKC) - Orlando - No game until 2/29.

Kortne Ford (KC) - Colorado - No game until 2/29.

Kei Kamara (SKC) - Colorado - No game until 2/29.

Alec Kann (SKC) - Atlanta - Dressed but did not play in Atlanta’s 1-1 draw with Motagua.

Jon Kempin (SKC) - Columbus - No game until 2/29.

Jimmy Medranda (SKC) - Nashvlle - No game until 2/29.

James Musa (SKC) - Minnesota - No game until 2/29.

Ike Opara (SKC) - Minnesota - No game until 2/29.

Tony Rocha (SKC) - New York City - No game until 2/20.

Oriol Rosell (SKC) - Orlando - No game until 2/29.

Kelyn Rowe (SKC) - New England - No game until 2/29.

Diego Rubio (SKC) - Colorado - No game until 2/29.

Abdul Rwatubyaye (SKC) - Colorado - No game until 2/29.

CJ Sapong (SKC) - Chicago - No game until 2/29.

Seth Sinovic (SKC) - New England - No game until 2/29.

Gedion Zelalem (SKC) - New York City - No game until 2/20.

Adrian Zendejas (SKC) - Nashville - No game until 2/29.

International

Korede Aiyegbusi (SKC) - Amical Saint-Prex - Switzerland - No game until 3/14.

Ever Alvarado (SKC) - Olimpia - Honduras - Started and played 90 minutes in Olimpia’s 5-0 win over Honduras Progreso. Started and played 90 minutes in Olimpia’s 3-1 win over Vida.

Emiliano Amor (SKC) - San Martin Tucuman - Argentina - Started and played 90 minutes in San Martin’s 2-1 win over Villa Dalmine.

Bernardo Anor (SKC) - Caracas - Venezuela - Started and played 90 minutes in Caracas’ 4-0 win over Zulia.

Stefan Antonijevic (SKC) - Sogndal - Norway - Offseason.

Sagir Arce (KC) - Morelia - Mexico - Did not dress in Morelia’s 1-1 draw with Tijuana. Came off the bench and played 28 minutes in Morelia’s 0-0 draw with Tijuana.

Ezra Armstrong (ACA) - Shovshoved IF - Denmark - No game until 3/7.

Will Bagrou (SKC) - Stadl-Paura - Austria - No game until 3/7.

Federico Bessone (SKC) - FC Andorra - Spain - Started and played 70 minutes in Andorra’s 2-1 loss to Villarreal II.

Sunil Chhetri (SKC) - Bengaluru - India - Did not dress in either of Bengaluru’s games.

Jorge Claros (SKC) - Real Espana - Honduras - Dressed but did not play in either of Real’s games.

Yohan Croizet (SKC) - OH Leuven - Belgium - Did not dress in Leuven’s 2-1 loss to Beerschot-Wilrijk.

Daneil Cyrus (SKC) - Mohun Bagan - India - Did not dress in Mohun’s 6-2 win over NEROCA.

Marcel de Jong (SKC) - Pacific FC - Canada - Offseason.

Toni Dovale (SKC) - Navy FC - Thailand - Defeated Ayutthaya United 4-3.

Steven Enna (ACA) - FC Fredericia - Denmark - No game until 2/29.

Pablo Escobar (SKC) - Real Cartagena FC - Colombia - Started and played 90 minutes in Real’s 0-0 draw with Barranquilla.

Luis Gil (SKC) - FK Viktorie Zizkov - Czech Republic - No game until 3/7.

Nicholas Gioacchini (KC) - Caen - France - Started and played 90 minutes in Caen’s 1-0 loss to Troyes.

Nicolas Hasler (SKC) - Thun - Switzerland - Started and played 90 minutes in Thun’s 1-0 win over Basel.

Peterson Joseph (SKC) - Hang Yuen - Taiwan - Offseason.

Igor Juliao (SKC) - Fluminense - Brazil - Dressed but did not play in either of Fluminense’s games.

Igor Kostrov (SKC) - Slavia-Mozyr - Belarus - No game until 3/8.

Cristian Lobato (SKC) - UE Cornella - Spain - Dressed but did not play in Cornella’s 1-0 win over Ejea.

Kyle McLagan (KC) - FC Roskilde - Denmark - No game until 3/1.

Michal Mravec (SKC) - TJ Jednota Banova - Slovakia - No game until 3/29.

Soni Mustivar (SKC) - Neftchi Baku - Azerbaijan - Dressed but did not play in Neftchi’s 3-1 win over Kesle.

Pablo Punyed (SKC) - KR - Iceland - Started and played 90 minutes in KR’s 4-2 win over IA.

Erik Palmer-Brown (SKC) - Austria Wien (Manchester City) - Austria - Started and played 90 minutes in Wien’s 2-2 draw with Rheindorf Altach.

Jordi Quintilla (SKC) - FC St. Gallen - Switzerland - Started and played 90 minutes in St. Gallen’s 1-0 loss to Luzern.

Max Rugova (ACA) - FC Prishtina - Kosovo - Did not dress in Prishtina’s 4-0 win over Vushtrria.

Soony Saad (SKC) - Al Ansar - Lebanon - No game this week.

Peter Schmetz (SKC) - SSVg Velbert 02 - Germany - Started and played 90 minutes in Velbert’s 2-2 draw with FC Kray.

Yann Songo’o (SKC) - Scunthorpe United - England - No game this week.

Martin Steuble (SKC) - Port - Thailand - Did not dress in Port’s 4-1 win over Nakhon Ratchasima.

Milos Stojcev (SKC) - FK Vozdovac - Serbia - Started and played 90 minutes in Vozdovac’s 2-1 loss to Mladost Lucani.

International women

Haley Hanson (KC) - Melbourne - Started and played 90 minutes in Melbourne’s 4-0 loss to Melbourne City.

Indoor

Mitchell Cardenas (SKC) - Mesquite - Had an assist in Mesquite’s 8-5 loss to Utica. Played in Mesquite’s 5-2 win over Tacoma.

Kevin Ellis (SKC) - Kansas City - Scored 2 goals in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Adam James (KC) - Kansas City - Had a goal and an assist in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Mike Jones (SKC) - Mesquite - Played in Mesquite’s 8-5 loss to Utica. Had an assist in Mesquite’s 5-2 win over Tacoma.

Robert Kelly (KC) - Kansas City - Did not play in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Ray Lee (ACA) - Kansas City - Did not play in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Matt Lewis (SKC) - Kansas City - Did not play in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Nick McDonald (KC) - Kansas City - Played in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Lou Misner (KC) - Kansas City - Dressed but did not play in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Alex Molano (SKC) - Dallas - Had an assist in Dallas’ 8-7 loss to Utica. Did not play in Dallas’ 5-4 loss to Tacoma.

Boris Pardo (SKC) - San Diego - Played in San Diego’s 5-1 win over Baltimore. Played in San Diego’s 7-3 loss to Ontario.

Lucas Rodriguez (KC) - Kansas City - Had a goal and an assist in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Mark Saxby (KC) - Kansas City - Did not play in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

Hector Solorio (ACA) - Kansas City - Played in KC’s 10-6 win over St. Louis.

USL Championship

Joe Amico (ACA) - Oklahoma City - No game until 3/7.

Kharlton Belmar (SKC) - Sacramento - No game until 3/7.

Eric Dick (SKC) - Phoenix (Loan) - No game until 3/7.

Christian Duke (SKC) - Kansas City - No game until 3/8.

Tomas Granitto (SKC) - Miami - No game until 3/7.

Kyle Greig (KC) - Saint Louis - No game until 3/7.

Wilson Harris (ACA) - Kansas City - No game until 3/8.

Cyprian Hedrick (SKC) - Tulsa - No game until 3/7.

Cameron Iwasa (SKC) - Sacramento - No game until 3/7.

Ryan James (SKC) - Pittsburgh - No game until 3/14.

Mechack Jerome (SKC) - El Paso - No game until 3/6.

Will Little (ACA) - Kansas City - No game until 3/8.

Mikey Lopez (SKC) - Birmingham - No game until 3/15.

Amobi Okugo (SKC) - Austin - No game until 3/7.

Lawrence Olum (SKC) - Miami - No game until 3/7.

Tyler Pasher (SKC) - Indy - No game until 3/7.

Camden Riley (SKC) - Kansas City - No game until 3/8.

Ray Saari (KC) - Oklahoma City - No game until 3/7.

Tucker Stephenson (ACA) - Oklahoma City - No game until 3/7.

Alex Tambakis (SKC) - North Carolina - No game until 3/7.

Brooks Thompson (ACA) - Kansas City - No game until 3/8.

Kris Tyrpak (SKC) - Austin - No game until 3/7.

Ciaran Winters (ACA) - Tulsa - No game until 3/7.

Christian Volesky (SKC) - Colorado Springs - No game until 3/7.

Sal Zizzo (SKC) - San Diego - No game until 3/7.

NWSL

Dorian Bailey (KC) - Washington - Offseason.

Shea Groom (KC) - Houston - Offseason.

Maegan Kelly (KC) - Houston - Offseason.

CeCe Kizer (KC) - Houston - Offseason.

Mandy Laddish (KC) - Utah - Offseason.

Addisyn Merrick (KC) - North Carolina - Offseason.

Sinclaire Miramontez (KC) - North Carolina - Offseason.

Sydney Miramontez (KC) - Utah - Offseason.

USL1

Brandon Fricke (ACA) - Greenville - No game until 3/27.

Elvir Ibisevic (ACA) - Omaha - No game until 3/27.

Ualefi (SKC) - Chattanooga - No game until 3/27.

NISA

Benji Joya (SKC) - Oakland - No game until 2/29.

Michael Kafari (SKC) - New York - Not playing until Fall season.

Wilfred Williams (SKC) - Oakland - No game until 2/29.

Active without a club or unknown

Emmanuel Appiah (SKC)

Camilo Benitez (ACA)

Claudio Bieler (SKC)

Servando Carrasco (SKC)

Nuno Coelho (SKC)

Hakim Diaw (ACA)

Amer Didic (SKC)

Benny Feilhaber (SKC)

David Greczek (SKC)

Will John (SKC)

Jaycie Johnson (KC)

James Kasak (SKC)

Patrick Kelly (KC)

Seo-In Kim (ACA)

Chris Konopka (SKC)

Blake Levine (ACA)

James Marcelin (SKC)

Kamar Marriott (SKC)

Alex Martinez (SKC)

Franky Martinez (SKC)

Yura Movsisyan (SKC)

Krisztian Nemeth (SKC)

Kevin Oliveira (SKC)

Alberto Sanchez (ACA)

Nansel Selbol (SKC)

Colton Storm (SKC)

Jaret Townsend (SKC)

Rodney Wallace (SKC)

Scout Watson (KC)

Zach Wright (SKC)