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Across State Lines: Bieler Rejoins Old Club

An update on former Kansas City players around the world.

Velez Sarsfield v San Martin de Tucuman - Superliga 2018/19 Photo by Gustavo Garello/Jam Media/Getty Images

Former Sporting Kansas City designated player, Claudio Bieler is returning to one of his former clubs for the upcoming season in Argentina. Bieler is rejoining Atletico Rafaela in the Argentine second division. Bieler played with the club in 2006 and 2007 appearing 36 times and scoring 16 goals. Bieler joins the club after leaving Independiente del Valle who he’d joined in 2019.

In other news this week, Kansas City native, Cece Kizer has earned herself a new contract with the Houston Dash, signing a new two year contract with the club through 2022. Along with announcing the new contract, the Dash also announced that Kizer was going on loan to Norwegian club Kolbotn IL for the rest of 2020. Kolbotn currently sits in eighth place in the Toppserien, the Norwegian first division.

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 - Did not dress in Cincinnati’s 2-1 loss to NYCFC.

Jalil Anibaba (SKC) - Nashville - Dressed but did not play in Nashville’s 4-2 win over Atlanta.

Nick Besler (KC) - Salt Lake - Dressed but did not play in either of RSL’s games.

Latif Blessing (SKC) - LAFC - Came off the bench and played 45 minutes in LAFC’s 3-0 loss to RSL. Started and played 90 minutes in LAFC’s 4-2 win over Portland.

Teal Bunbury (SKC) - New England - Started and played 76 minutes in New England’s 2-1 loss to Philadelphia.

Aurelien Collin (SKC) - Philadelphia - Did not dress in Philadelphia’s 2-1 win over New England.

Dom Dwyer (SKC) - Orlando - Out with an injury.

Kortne Ford (KC) - Colorado - Out with an injury.

Kei Kamara (SKC) - Colorado - Started and played 90 minutes in Colorado’s 1-1 draw with Houston. Dressed but did not play in Colorado’s 5-0 win over RSL.

Alec Kann (SKC) - Atlanta - Dressed but did not play in either of Atlanta’s games.

Jon Kempin (SKC) - Columbus - Loaned to San Diego.

Charlie Lyon (SKC) - Pool Goalkeeper - Dressed but did not play in either of Dallas’ games.

Jimmy Medranda (SKC) - Nashville - Did not dress in Nashville’s 4-2 win over Atlanta.

James Musa (SKC) - Minnesota - Dressed but did not play in Minnesota’s 3-2 win over Dallas. Started and played 45 minutes in Minnesota’s 1-0 loss to KC.

Ike Opara (SKC) - Minnesota - Did not dress in either of Minnesota’s games.

Tony Rocha (SKC) - New York City - Came off the bench and played 1 minute in NYCFC’s 2-1 win over Cincinnati.

Oriol Rosell (SKC) - Orlando - Did not dress in Orlando’s 2-1 win over Miami.

Kelyn Rowe (SKC) - New England - Started and played 76 minutes in New England’s 2-1 loss to Philadelphia.

Diego Rubio (SKC) - Colorado - Started and played 75 minutes in Colorado’s 1-1 draw with Houston. Started and played 65 minutes, scoring 2 goals in Colorado’s 5-0 win over RSL.

Abdul Rwatubyaye (SKC) - Colorado - Loaned to Colorado Springs.

CJ Sapong (SKC) - Chicago - Came off the bench and played 11 minutes in Chicago’s 2-2 draw with Columbus.

Seth Sinovic (SKC) - New England - Did not dress in New England’s 2-1 loss to Philadelphia.

Gedion Zelalem (SKC) - New York City - Did not dress in NYCFC’s 2-1 win over Cincinnati.

Adrian Zendejas (SKC) - Nashville - Did not dress in Nashville’s 4-2 win over Atlanta.

USL Championship

Joe Amico (ACA) - Oklahoma City - Started and played 77 minutes in OKC’s 1-1 draw with Tulsa.

Kharlton Belmar (SKC) - Sacramento - Came off the bench and played 45 minutes, recording an assist in Sacramento’s 2-1 win over Orange County. Started and played 90 minutes recording 2 assists in Sacramento’s 3-3 draw with Reno.

Jake Davis (ACA) - Kansas City - Started and played 90 minutes in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Eric Dick (SKC) - Phoenix (Loan) - Dressed but did not play in Phoenix’s 5-1 win over Las Vegas.

Christian Duke (SKC) - Kansas City - Came off the bench and played 45 minutes in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Tomas Granitto (SKC) - Miami - Started and played 90 minutes in Miami’s 2-1 win over Atlanta.

Kyle Greig (KC) - Saint Louis - Started and played 71 minutes in Saint Louis’ 3-0 loss to Louisville.

Wilson Harris (ACA) - Kansas City - Started and played 90 minutes in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Cyprian Hedrick (SKC) - Tulsa - Came off the bench and played 1 minute in Tulsa’s 1-1 draw with OKC.

Cameron Iwasa (SKC) - Sacramento - Started and played 45 minutes in Sacramento’s 2-1 win over Orange County. Came off the bench and played 22 minutes, recording an assist in Sacramento’s 3-3 draw with Reno.

Ryan James (SKC) - Pittsburgh - Started and played 86 minutes, scoring 2 goals in Pittsburgh’s 5-0 win over Hartford.

Mechack Jerome (SKC) - El Paso - Started and played 90 minutes in El Paso’s 2-1 win over San Antonio.

Jon Kempin (SKC) - San Diego (Columbus) - Started and played 90 minutes in San Diego’s 3-0 win over LA. Started and played 90 minutes in San Diego’s 2-0 win over Orange County.

Ray Lee (ACA) - Pittsburgh - Started and played 90 minutes in Pittsburgh’s 5-0 win over Hartford.

Will Little (ACA) - Kansas City - Did not dress in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Mikey Lopez (SKC) - Birmingham - Started and played 90 minutes in Birmingham’s 3-1 loss to Charlotte.

Amobi Okugo (SKC) - Austin - No game this week.

Lawrence Olum (SKC) - Miami - Did not dress in Miami’s 2-1 win over Atlanta.

Tyler Pasher (SKC) - Indy - Did not dress in Indy’s 2-1 win over KC.

Kaveh Rad (ACA) - Kansas City - Started and played 90 minutes in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Camden Riley (SKC) - Kansas City - Started and played 67 minutes in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Abdul Rwatubyaye (SKC) - Colorado Springs (Colorado) - Came off the bench and played 24 minutes in Colorado Springs’ 4-1 loss to SLC.

Ray Saari (KC) - Oklahoma City - Dressed but did not play in OKC’s 1-1 draw with Tulsa.

Tucker Stephenson (ACA) - Oklahoma City - Started and played 90 minutes in OKC’s 1-1 draw with Tulsa.

Alex Tambakis (SKC) - North Carolina - Started and played 90 minutes in North Carolina’s 3-2 loss to Memphis. Started and played 90 minutes in North Carolina’s 3-2 win over Memphis.

Brooks Thompson (ACA) - Kansas City - Started and played 90 minutes in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Jaret Townsend (SKC) - Kansas City - Came ooff the bench and played 23 minutes in KC’s 2-1 loss to Indy.

Kris Tyrpak (SKC) - Austin - Not participating in USL this season.

Ciaran Winters (ACA) - Tulsa - Did not dress in Tulsa’s 1-1 draw with OKC.

Christian Volesky (SKC) - Colorado Springs - Came off the bench and played 24 minutes in Colorado Springs’ 4-1 loss to SLC.

Sal Zizzo (SKC) - San Diego - Came off the bench and played 20 minutes in San Diego’s 3-0 win over LA. Did not dress in San Diego’s 2-0 win over Orange County.

USL1

Servando Carrasco (SKC) - Fort Lauderdale - Started and played 90 minutes in Fort Lauderdale’s 2-0 win over Orlando.

Brandon Fricke (ACA) - Greenville - Started and played 84 minutes in Greenville’s 2-0 win over Madison.

Elvir Ibisevic (ACA) - Omaha - Started and played 45 minutes in Omaha’s 2-2 draw with South Georgia. Did not dress in Omaha’s 2-0 loss to Chattanooga.

Ualefi (SKC) - Chattanooga - Started and played 54 minutes in Chattanooga’s 2-1 win over New England. Started and played 53 minutes in Chattanooga’s 2-1 win over Richmond. Started and played 84 minutes, recording an assist in Chattanooga’s 2-0 win over Omaha.

International

Korede Aiyegbusi (SKC) - Amical Saint-Prex - Switzerland - Lost 2-0 to Saint-Maurice.

Ever Alvarado (SKC) - Olimpia - Honduras - Out injured.

Emiliano Amor (SKC) - San Martin Tucuman - Argentina - Offseason.

Stefan Antonijevic (SKC) - Oygarden - Norway - Started and played 90 minutes in Oygarden’s 3-1 win over KFUM.

Emmanuel Appiah (SKC) - AC Kajaani - Finland - Started and played 86 minutes in Kajaani’s 1-0 loss to Gnistan.

Sagir Arce (KC) - Mazatlan FC - Mexico - Did not dress in either of Mazatlan’s games.

Botond Barath (SKC) - Honved - Hungary - Started and played 90 minutes in Honved’s 4-2 win over Diosgypor.

Federico Bessone (SKC) - Inter Club d’Escaldes - Andorra - No game this week.

Claudio Bieler (SKC) - Atletico Rafaela - Argentina - Just signed for the club.

Sunil Chhetri (SKC) - Bengaluru - India - Offseason.

Jorge Claros (SKC) - Real Espana - Honduras - No game until 9/25.

Yohan Croizet (SKC) - OH Leuven - Belgium - Started and played 48 minutes in Leuvn’s 1-0 win over Standard Liege.

Daneil Cyrus (SKC) - Mohun Bagan - India - Season postponed.

Marcel de Jong (SKC) - Pacific FC - Canada - Dressed but did not play in Pacific’s 3-1 loss to Cavalry. Started and played 90 minutes in Pacific’s 2-0 loss to Forge. Started and played 62 minutes in Pacific’s 5-0 win over HFX Wanderers.

Amer Didic (SKC) - Edmonton - Canada - Offseason.

Toni Dovale (SKC) - Navy FC - Thailand - No game this week.

Steven Enna (ACA) - FC Fredericia - Denmark - Came off the bench and played 34 minutes in Fredericia’s 2-1 win over Kolding.

Pablo Escobar (SKC) - Real Cartagena FC - Colombia - No game until 9/19.

Nicholas Gioacchini (KC) - Caen - France - Started and played 89 minutes, scoring a goal in Caen’s 3-0 win over Rodez.

Peterson Joseph (SKC) - Hang Yuen - Taiwan - Tied Taipei Red Lions 2-2.

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

CeCe Kizer (KC) - Kolbotn IL (Houston) - Norway (USA) - Just joined club on loan.

Igor Kostrov (SKC) - Slavia-Mozyr - Belarus - Dressed but did not play in Slavia’s 4-2 loss to Torpedo BelAZ.

Cristian Lobato (SKC) - UE Cornella - Spain - Offseason.

Kyle McLagan (KC) - Fram - Iceland - Dressed but did not play in Fram’s 1-1 draw with Vestri

Michal Mravec (SKC) - TJ Jednota Banova - Slovakia - Lost 1-0 to Rakytovce.

Soni Mustivar (SKC) - Hermannstadt - Romania - Dressed but did not play in Hermannstadt’s 1-0 loss to Cluj.

Kevin Oliveira (SKC) - Daxo Katokopias - Cyprus - Started and played 89 minutes in Daxo’s 2-1 win over Olympiakos Nicosia.

Pablo Punyed (SKC) - KR - Iceland - Did not dress in KR’s 4-2 win over Breidablik. Came off the bench and played 20 minutes in KR’s 2-1 loss to Stjarnan.

Erik Palmer-Brown (SKC) - Austria Vienna (Manchester City) - Austria (England) - Dressed but did not play in Vienna’s 1-0 loss to LASK.

Jordi Quintilla (SKC) - FC St. Gallen - Switzerland - No game until 9/20.

Soony Saad (SKC) - Ansan Greeners - South Korea - Came off the bench and played 4 minutes in Ansan’s 1-0 win over Anyang.

Peter Schmetz (SKC) - SSVg Velbert 02 - Germany - Started and played 90 minutes in Velbert’s 5-1 win over VfB 03 Hilden.

Nansel Selbol (SKC) - NK BSK Bijelo Brdo - Croatia - Did not dress in Bijelo’s 4-2 loss to NK GOSK-Dubrovnik 1919.

Martin Steuble (SKC) - Port - Thailand - No game this week.

Milos Stojcev (SKC) - FK Vozdovac - Serbia - Started and played 56 minutes in Vozdovac’s 4-0 win over Metalac GM.

NISA

Michael Kafari (SKC) - Detroit - Started and played 90 minutes in Detroit’s 0-0 draw with New York.

Seo-In Kim (ACA) - Oakland - Came off the bench and played 8 minutes in Oakland’s 1-1 draw with Cal United.

Matt Lewis (SKC) - New York - Started and played 90 minutes in New York’s 0-0 draw with New York. Came off the bench and played 80 minutes in New York’s 2-1 loss to Chattanooga.

Wilfred Williams (SKC) - Chattanooga - Did not dress in Chattanooga’s 2-1 win over New York.

NWSL

Dorian Bailey (KC) - Washington - Started and played 90 minutes in Washington’s 2-1 win over Chicago.

Shea Groom (KC) - Houston - Started and played 82 minutes recording 2 assists in Houston’s 4-3 loss to North Carolina.

Haley Hanson (KC) - Houston - Started and played 90 minutes in Houston’s 4-3 loss to North Carolina.

Maegan Kelly (KC) - Houston - Did not dress in Houston’s 4-3 loss to North Carolina.

Addisyn Merrick (KC) - North Carolina - Starated and played 9 minutes in North Carolina’s 4-3 win over Houston.

Sinclaire Miramontez (KC) - North Carolina - Dressed but did not play in North Carolina’s 4-3 win over Houston.

Indoor

Mitchell Cardenas (SKC) - Mesquite - Offseason.

Kevin Ellis (SKC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Adam James (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Mike Jones (SKC) - Mesquite - Offseason.

Robert Kelly (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Nick McDonald (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Lou Misner (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Alex Molano (SKC) - Dallas - Offseason.

Boris Pardo (SKC) - San Diego - Offseason.

Lucas Rodriguez (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Mark Saxby (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Hector Solorio (ACA) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Active without a club or unknown

Bernardo Anor (SKC)

Ezra Armstrong (ACA)

Will Bagrou (SKC)

Camilo Benitez (ACA)

Nuno Coelho (SKC)

Hakim Diaw (ACA)

Luis Gil (SKC)

David Greczek (SKC)

Nicolas Hasler (SKC)

Will John (SKC)

Benji Joya (SKC)

James Kasak (SKC)

Patrick Kelly (KC)

Chris Konopka (SKC)

James Marcelin (SKC)

Kamar Marriott (SKC)

Alex Martinez (SKC)

Franky Martinez (SKC)

Yura Movsisyan (SKC)

Krisztian Nemeth (SKC)

Max Rugova (ACA)

Alberto Sanchez (ACA)

Yann Songo’o (SKC)

Colton Storm (SKC)

Zach Wright (SKC)