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An update on former Kansas City players around the world.

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Former Sporting Kansas City winger, Gerso Fernandes is has opened his account with his new club in South Korea. Playing for Jeju United in Korea’s K-League, Fernandes scored his team’s first goal in their 2-2 draw with Seongnam last week. Fernandes made a move around a defender and fired a shot from about 20 yards out that sailed into the top corner for the goal.

In other news this week, former Sporting KC goalkeeper Adrian Zendejas joined USL side, El Paso Locomotive on loan. Zendejas has found himself third in goalkeeping pecking order behind Tyler Miller and Dayne St. Clair with Minnesota United so has joined El Paso on loan, who have currently lost their starting goalkeeper Logan Ketterer on loan to the Portland Timbers after they lost Jeff Attinella for the season due to injury.

Here is the rest of this week’s update.

Key

SKC - former Sporting KC players

ACA - former Sporting KC academy players (finished with college eligibility)

KC - Kansas City area players

SPR - former Swope Park Rangers/Sporting KC II players

COL - local college players

Comets - former Comets players

FCKC - former FC Kansas City players

KCNWSL - former KC NWSL 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) - Columbus - Came off the bench and played 33 minutes in Columbus’ 2-1 win over NYCFC.

Jalil Anibaba (SKC) - Nashville - Dressed but did not play in Nashville’s 1-0 win over Austin.

Matt Besler (SKC) - Austin - Started and played 90 minutes in Austin’s 1-0 loss to Nashville.

Nick Besler (KC) - Salt Lake - Started and played 90 minutes, recording an assist in RSL’s 2-2 draw with Dallas.

Latif Blessing (SKC) - LAFC - Came off the bench and played 15 minutes in LAFC’s 2-1 win over Colorado.

Teal Bunbury (SKC) - New England - Came off the bench and played 10 minutes in New England’s 3-1 win over New York.

Aurelien Collin (SKC) - Philadelphia - Dressed but did not play in Philadelphia’s 1-0 win over DC.

Eric Dick (SKC) - Columbus - Did not dress in Columbus’ 2-1 win over NYCFC.

Dom Dwyer (SKC) - Toronto - Did not dress in Toronto’s 1-0 loss to Orlando.

Kortne Ford (KC) - Colorado - Dressed but did not play in Colorado’s 2-1 loss to LAFC.

Erik Hurtado (SKC) - Montreal - Started and played 90 minutes in Montreal’s 2-1 loss to Cincinnati.

Alec Kann (SKC) - Atlanta - Did not dress in Atlanta’s 1-1 draw with Seattle.

Jon Kempin (SKC) - DC - Started and played 90 minutes in DC’s 1-0 loss to Philadelphia.

Jimmy Medranda (SKC) - Seattle - Dressed but did not play in Seattle’s 1-1 draw with Atlanta.

Ike Opara (SKC) - Minnesota - No game this week.

Tyler Pasher (SKC) - Houston - Came off the bench and played 17 minutes in Houston’s 2-1 win over Vancouver.

Tony Rocha (SKC) - New York City - Came off the bench and played 3 minutes in NYCFC’s 2-1 loss to Columbus.

Oriol Rosell (SKC) - Orlando - Did not dress in Orlando’s 1-0 win over Toronto.

Kelyn Rowe (SKC) - Seattle - Started and played 81 minutes in Seattle’s 1-1 draw with Atlanta.

Diego Rubio (SKC) - Colorado -Started and played 90 minutes, recording an assist in Colorado’s 2-1 loss to LAFC.

CJ Sapong (SKC) - Nashville - Started and played 57 minutes in Nashville’s 1-0 win over Austin.

Aedan Stanley (SPR) - Austin - Dressed but did not play in Austin’s 1-0 loss to Nashville.

Gedion Zelalem (SKC) - New York City - Did not dress in NYCFC’s 2-1 loss to Columbus.

Adrian Zendejas (SKC) - Minnesota - Loaned to El Paso in the USL Championship.

NWSL

Dorian Bailey (KC) - Washington - Came off the bench and played 7 minutes before subbing out in Washington’s 2-0 loss to Louisville.

Nicole Barnhart (FCKC) - Kansas City - Started and played 90 minutes in KC’s 2-2 draw with Houston.

Katie Bowen (FCKC) - Kansas City - Came off the bench and played 68 minutes in KC’s 2-2 draw with Houston.

Shea Groom (KC) - Houston - Started and played 67 minutes, scoring a goal in Houston’s 2-2 draw with KC.

Haley Hanson (KC) - Houston - Started and played 90 minutes in Houston’s 2-2 draw with KC.

Jaycie Johnson (KC) - Kansas City - Dressed but did not play in KC’s 2-2 draw with Houston.

Gunnhildur Jonsdottir (KCNWSL) - Orlando - Started and played 90 minutes in Orlando’s 2-1 win over North Carolina.

Maegan Kelly (KC) - Houston - Did not dress in Houston’s 2-2 draw with KC.

Tziarra King (KCNWSL) - Reign - Came off the bench and played 21 minutes in OL Reign’s 2-1 win over Portland.

CeCe Kizer (KC) - Louisville - Started and played 90 minutes, scoring a goal in Louisville’s 2-0 win over Washington.

Lo’eau LaBonta (FCKC) - Kansas City - Did not dress in KC’s 2-2 draw with Houston.

Sydney Leroux (FCKC) - Orlando - Started and played 76 minutes, scoring a goal in Orlando’s 2-1 win over North Carolina.

Merritt Mathias (FCKC) - North Carolina - Started and played 69 minutes in North Carolina’s 2-1 loss to Orlando.

Addisyn Merrick (KC) - Louisville - Did not dress in Louisville’s 2-0 win over Washington.

Kristie Mewis (FCKC) - Houston - Started and played 89 minutes, recording an assist in Houston’s 2-2 draw with KC.

Sinclaire Miramontez (KC) - Louisville - Dressed but did not play in Louisville’s 2-0 win over Washington.

Sydney Miramontez (KC) - Kansas City - Did not dress in KC’s 2-2 draw with Houston.

Brittany Ratcliffe (FCKC) - North Carolina - Dressed but did not play in North Carolina’s 2-1 loss to Orlando.

Dominique Richardson (FCKC) - NJ/NY - Dressed but did not play in NJ/NY’s 0-0 draw with Chicago.

Amy Rodriguez (FCKC) - Kansas City - Started and played 90 minutes, scoring a goal in KC’s 2-2 draw with Houston.

Katelyn Rowland (FCKC) - North Carolina - Dressed but did not play in North Carolina’s 2-1 loss to Orlando.

Becky Sauerbrunn (FCKC) - Portland - Started and played 90 minutes in Portland’s 2-1 loss to OL Reign.

Desiree Scott (FCKC) - Kansas City - Came off the bench and played 34 minutes in KC’s 2-2 draw with Houston.

Erika Tymrak (FCKC) - Orlando - Did not dress in Orlando’s 2-1 win over North Carolina.

USL Championship

Ezra Armstrong (ACA) - Pittsburgh - Came off the bench and played 4 minutes in Pittsburgh’s 1-0 loss to Charlotte.

Hadji Barry (SPR) - Colorado Springs - Started and played 90 minutes, scoring a goal in Colorado Springs’ 3-1 loss to New Mexico.

Kharlton Belmar (SKC) - Sacramento - Started and played 45 minutes in Sacramento’s 1-0 loss to Orange County.

Tyler Blackwood (SPR) - Oakland - Started and played 90 minutes in Oakland’s 3-2 win over LA.

Matt Constant (SKC) - Kansas City - Suspended for KC’s 1-1 draw with LA. Dressed but did not play in KC’s 2-0 loss to Indy.

Jake Davis (ACA) - Kansas City - Started and played 63 minutes in KC’s 1-1 draw with LA. Came off the bench and played 23 minutes in KC’s 2-0 loss to Indy.

Liam Doyle (SPR) - San Antonio - Started and played 90 minutes in San Antonio’s 2-1 win over Birmingham.

Christian Duke (SKC) - Kansas City - Started and played 90 minutes in KC’s 1-1 draw with LA. Started and played 90 minutes in KC’s 2-0 loss to Indy.

Kyle Greig (KC) - Louisville - Came off the bench and played 10 minutes, scoring a goal in Louisville’s 2-1 win over San Diego.

Christian Herrera (SPR) - Tacoma - No game this week.

Cameron Iwasa (SKC) - Sacramento - Came off the bench and played 28 minutes in Sacramento’s 1-0 loss t Orange County.

Ryan James (SKC) - Birmingham - Started and played 90 minutes, recording an assist in Birmingham’s 2-1 loss to San Antonio.

Mechack Jerome (SKC) - El Paso - Started and played 90 minutes in El Paso’s 1-0 win over RGV.

Preston Judd (SPR) - LA - Started and played 45 minutes in LA’s 1-1 draw with KC. Came off the bench and played 45 minutes in LA’s 3-2 loss to Oakland.

Alec Kann (SKC) - Atlanta - Started and played 90 minutes in Atlanta’s 2-2 draw with Memphis.

Dane Kelly (SPR) - Charlotte - Just signed for club.

Wan Kuzain (SKC) - Rio Grande Valley - Started and played 64 minutes in RGV’s 1-0 loss to El Paso.

Mikey Lopez (SKC) - Birmingham - Did not dress in Birmingham’s 2-1 loss to San Antonio.

Zac Lubin (SPR) - Phoenix - Did not dress in Phoenix’s 5-1 win over Las Vegas.

Lebo Moloto (SPR) - Tulsa - Did not dress in Tulsa’s 5-0 loss to Atlanta.

James Musa (SKC) - Phoenix - Started and played 90 minutes in Phoenix’s 5-1 win over Las Vegas.

Amobi Okugo (SKC) - Austin - Started and played 90 minutes in Austin’s 1-1 draw with SLC.

Jahon Rad (ACA) - Kansas City - Came off the bench and played 19 minutes in KC’s 1-1 draw with LA. Started and played 67 minutes in KC’s 2-0 loss Indy.

Bryam Rebellon (SPR) - El Paso - Started and played 90 minutes in El Paso’s 1-0 win over RGV.

Camden Riley (SKC) - Rio Grande Valley - Dressed but did not play in RGV’s 1-0 loss to El Paso.

Mark Segbers (SPR) - Memphis - Started and played 90 minutes, recording an assist in Memphis’ 2-2 draw with Atlanta.

Dillon Serna (SPR) - Colorado Springs - Did not dress in Colorado Springs’ 3-1 loss to New Mexico.

Parker Siegfried (SKC) - Louisville - Dressed but did not play in Louisville’s 2-1 win over San Diego.

Tucker Stephenson (ACA) - Oklahoma City - No game this week.

Alex Tambakis (SKC) - New Mexico - Started and played 90 minutes in New Mexico’s 3-1 win over Colorado Springs.

Ciaran Winters (ACA) - Tulsa - Came off the bench and played 11 minutes in Tulsa’s 5-0 loss to Atlanta.

Adrian Zendejas (SKC) - El Paso (Minnesota) - Started and played 90 minutes in El Paso’s 1-0 win over RGV.

Sal Zizzo (SKC) - San Diego - Dressed but did not play in San Diego’s 2-1 loss to Louisville.

USL1

Dakota Barnathan (SPR) - Tucson - No game this week.

Brandon Fricke (ACA) - Greenville - Started and played 90 minutes in Greenville’s 1-0 win over South Georgia.

Richard Sanchez (SKC) - North Texas - Started and played 90 minutes in North Texas’ 2-1 loss to Toronto.

Ualefi (SKC) - Chattanooga - Came off the bench and played 24 minutes in Chattanooga’s 2-1 win over Fort Lauderdale.

Ethan Vanacore-Decker (SPR) - Omaha - No game this week.

NISA

Akeil Barrett (SPR) - New Amsterdam - No game this week.

Michael Kafari (SKC) - New Amsterdam - No game this week.

James Kasak (SKC) - Chattanooga FC - No game this week.

Matt Lewis (SKC) - Detroit - Started and played 90 minutes in Detroit’s 1-1 draw with Michigan.

Franky Martinez (SKC) - Stumptown - No game this week.

International

Korede Aiyegbusi (SKC) - Amical Saint-Prex - Switzerland - Games postponed until June.

Rassambek Akhmatov (SPR) - Comuna Recea - Romania - Started and played 90 minutes in Comuna’s 3-0 loss to Unirea Slobozia.

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

Alexsander (SPR) - CA Patrocinense - Brazil - No game until 6/4.

Ayyoub Allach (SPR) - KSK Lierse Kem. - Belgium - Offseason.

Emiliano Amor (SKC) - Colo-Colo - Chile - Started and played 90 minutes in Colo-Colo’s 2-0 win over Huachipato.

Stefan Antonijevic (SKC) - Oygarden - Norway - Start of the season postponed.

Sagir Arce (KC) - Mazatlan FC - Mexico - Offseason.

Ayrton (SPR) - Mantois 78 - France - Games postponed until 6/5.

Botond Barath (SKC) - Honved - Hungary - Offseason.

Jose Barragan (SPR) - Jaguares de Cordoba - Colombia - Offseason.

Federico Bessone (SKC) - Inter Club d’Escaldes - Andorra - Did not dress in Inter’s 1-0 loss to Sant Julia.

Claudio Bieler (SKC) - Atletico Rafaela - Argentina - No game this week.

Tiffany Cameron (FCKC) - Ferencvaros - Hungary - Offseason.

Thierry Catherine (SPR) - AS Samaritaine - Martinique - Offseason.

Sunil Chhetri (SKC) - Bengaluru - India - No game until 6/26.

Jorge Claros (SKC) - CD Real Sociedad - Honduras - Offseason.

Killian Colombie (SPR) - Aldershot Town - England - Did not dress in Aldershot’s 3-2 loss to Bromley.

Yohan Croizet (SKC) - Ujpest FC - Hungary - Offseason.

Renae Cuellar (FCKC) - Tijuana - Mexico - Offseason.

Daneil Cyrus (SKC) - Ebril SC - Iraq - No game until 6/20.

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

Toni Dovale (SKC) - El Ejido - Spain - Came off the bench and played 36 minutes in El Ejido’s 1-1 draw with Marino.

Steven Enna (ACA) - FC Fredericia - Denmark - Did not dress in Fredericia’s 3-0 loss to Viborg.

Mario Erpel (COL-Park) - General Velasquez - Chile - Offseason.

Gerso Fernandes (SKC) - Jeju United - South Korea - Did not dress in Jeju’s 0-0 draw with Gwangju. Started and played 71 minutes, scoring a goal in Jeju’s 2-2 draw with Seongnam.

Amanda Frisbie (FCKC) - Madrid CFF - Spain - Did not dress in Madrid’s 3-2 loss to Levante.

Luis Gil (SKC) - MAS Taborsko - Czech Republic - Did not dress in Taborsko’s 1-0 win over Vlasim.

Nicholas Gioacchini (KC) - Caen - France - Offseason.

Katrina Gorry (FCKC) - Brisbane Roar - Australia - Offseason.

Tomas Granitto (SKC) - FAS - El Salvador - Started and played 68 minutes in FAS’s 1-0 loss to Santa Tecla.

Johnny Grant (SPR) - Forge - Canada - Offseason.

Felipe Gutierrez (SKC) - Universidad Catolica - Chile - Started and played 58 minutes in Universidad’s 3-2 loss to Union Espanola.

Nicolas Hasler (SKC) - Thun - Switzerland - Did not dress in Thun’s 2-1 win over Wil.

Shelby High (KC) - FF La Solana - Spain - No game this week.

Igor Juliao (SKC) - Fluminense - Brazil - Did not dress in either of Fluminense’s games.

Igor Kostrov (SKC) - FK Gomel - Belarus - Started and played 90 minutes in Gomel’s 4-2 win over Slavia.

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

Tiffany McCarty (FCKC) - Breidablik - Iceland - Started and played 82 minutes, scoring a goal in Breidablik’s 1-0 win over Tindastoll.

Kyle McLagan (KC) - Fram - Iceland - Started and played 90 minutes, scoring a goal in Fram’s 4-1 win over Thor.

Eric McWoods (COL-UMKC) - Balzan FC - Malta - Games canceled.

William Opoku Mensah (SPR) - Mukura Victory - Rwanda - Started and played 90 mintues in Mukura’s 1-1 draw with Sunrise.

Michal Mravec (SKC) - SK Gbelany - Slovakia - No games scheduled.

Soni Mustivar (SKC) - Nea Salamia - Cyprus - Dressed but did not play in Nea Salamia’s 0-0 draw with APOEL. Started and played 45 minutes in Nea Salamia’s 4-1 loss to Daxo.

Kevin Oliveira (SKC) - Daxo Katokopias - Cyprus - Did not dress in either of Daxo’s games.

Luis Olivera (SPR) - Fenix de Pilar - Argentina - No game this week.

Erik Palmer-Brown (SKC) - Austria Vienna (Manchester City) - Austria (England) - Did not dress in Vienna’s 3-2 loss to Ried. Started and played 90 minutes in Vienna’s 3-0 win over Hartberg.

Pandelis Popgeorgiev (COL-UMKC) - Kecskemeti - Hungary - Came off the bench and played 10 minutes in Kecskemeti’s 2-1 loss to Kozarmisleny.

Rokas Pukstas (ACA) - Hajduk Split - Croatia - Did not dress in Hajudk’s 2-0 win over Lokomotiva Zagreb.

Pablo Punyed (SKC) - Vikingur Reykjavik - Iceland - Started and played 90 minutes in Reykjavik’s 1-0 win over KA.

Jordi Quintilla (SKC) - FC St. Gallen - Switzerland - Did not dress in St. Gallen’s 2-1 win over Servette. Started and played 90 minutes in St. Gallen’s 3-1 loss to Luzern in the Swiss Cup finals.

Brianne Reed (FCKC) - FC Nordsjaelland - Denmark - Came off the bench and played 45 minutes in Nordsjaelland’s 6-0 loss to Brondby.

Winston Reid (SKC) - Brentford (West Ham) - England - Dressed but did not play in Brentford’s 3-1 win over Bournemouth.

Abdul Rwatubyaye (SKC) - FC Shkupi - North Macedonia - Offseason.

Soony Saad (SKC) - Al-Wehdat - Jordan - No game until 6/20.

Rodrigo Saravia (SPR) - Comunicaciones - Guatemala - Started 45 minutes in Comunicaciones’ 4-0 loss to Santa Lucia. Dressed but did not play in Comunicaciones’ 5-2 win over Santa Lucia.

Peter Schmetz (SKC) - SSVg Velbert 02 - Germany - Games currently postponed.

Nansel Selbol (SKC) - NK BSK Bijelo Brdo - Croatia - Started and played 56 minutes in Bijelo’s 3-3 draw with Kustosija.

Matheus Silva (SPR) - Figueirense FC - Brazil - No game until 5/29.

Abby Small (KC) - Dinamo Minsk - Belarus - Offseason.

Yann Songo’o (SKC) - Morecambe FC - England - Started and played 90 minutes in Morecambe’s 2-1 win over Tranmere. Started and played 90 minutes in Morecambe’s 1-1 draw with Tranmere.

Martin Steuble (SKC) - Port - Thailand - No game until 6/24.

Milos Stojcev (SKC) - FK Vozdovac - Serbia - Started and played 90 minutes in Vozdovac’s 0-0 draw with Javor Ivanjica.

Christian Volesky (SKC) - Keflavik - Iceland - Started and played 64 minutes in Keflavik’s 4-2 loss to Fylkir. Dressed but did not play in Keflavik’s 2-1 loss to Valur.

Duval Wapiwo (SPR) - MFK Vyskov - Czech Republic - Games postponed.

Ze Pedro (SPR) - Beira-Mar - Portugal - Offseason.

NPSL

David Greczek (SKC) - Motown - Started and played 90 minutes in Motown’s 7-1 win over First State FC. Started and played 90 minutes in Motown’s 2-2 draw with FA Euro New York.

Alex Molano (SKC) - Denton - Did not dress in Denton’s 5-3 win over Fort Worth.

USL2

Chase Bromstedt (ACA) - Kaw Valley - Started and played 90 minutes in Kaw Valley’s 3-0 win over Wichita.

Absalom Solorio (ACA) - Kaw Valley - Came off the bench and played 4 minutes in Kaw Valley’s 3-0 win over Wichita.

Wilfred Williams (SKC) - Tri-Cities - Started and played 90 minutes in Tri-Cities’ 1-0 loss to West Virginia United.

Indoor

Felipe Abreu (COL-Mid-American) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Alvaro Beltran (COL-MidAmerican) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Mitchell Cardenas (SKC) - San Diego - Offseason.

Kevin Ellis (SKC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Ignacio Flores (COL-Park) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Jeff Hughes (Comets) - Ontario - Offseason.

Adam James (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Mike Jones (SKC) - Dallas - Offseason.

Robert Kelly (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Ray Lee (ACA) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Rodolfo Lopes (COL-Park) - Orlando - Offseason.

Nick McDonald (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Alex Megson (Comets) - Tacoma - Offseason.

Lou Misner (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Ramone Palmer (COL-Park) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Robert Palmer (COL-Park) - Ontario - Offseason.

Boris Pardo (SKC) - San Diego - Offseason.

Guerrero Pino (COL-UMKC) - San Diego - Offseason.

Travis Pittman (Comets) - San Diego - Offseason.

Henry Ramirez (COL-UMKC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Jose Ramos (COL-MidAmerica) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Mirko Sandivari (COL-Park) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Mark Saxby (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Hector Solorio (ACA) - Kansas City - Offseason.

John Sosa (COL-UMKC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Lucas Sousa (COL-Park)- Kansas City - Offseason.

Danny Waltman (Comets) - Tacoma - Offseason.

Active without a club or unknown

Joe Amico (ACA)

Bernardo Anor (SKC)

Emmanuel Appiah (SKC)

Will Bagrou (SKC)

Camilo Benitez (ACA)

Louis Bennett II (SPR)

Andre Braithwaite (Comets)

Servando Carrasco (SKC)

Rennico Clarke (SPR)

Nuno Coelho (SKC)

Leroy Enzugusi (ACA)

Pablo Escobar (SKC)

Gui Gomes (COL-Benedictine)

Anthony Grant (Comets)

Elvir Ibisevic (ACA)

Peterson Joseph (SKC)

Kei Kamara (SKC)

Seo-In Kim (ACA)

Will Little (ACA)

Charlie Lyon (SKC)

Taylor Lytle (KCNWSL)

James Marcelin (SKC)

Kamar Marriott (SKC)

Jerome Ngom Mbekeli (SPR)

Molly Menchel (FCKC)

Robert Mirosavic (SPR)

Fredinho Mompremier (SPR)

Krisztian Nemeth (SKC)

Lawrence Olum (SKC)

Brett Petricek (Comets)

Sam Raben (SPR)

Max Rugova (ACA)

Ray Saari (KC)

Odaine Sinclair (COL-Baker)

Seth Sinovic (SKC)

Colton Storm (SKC)

Raisa Strom-Okimoto (KCNWSL)

Jaret Townsend (SKC)

Kris Tyrpak (SKC)

Zach Wright (SKC)