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Sounders FC Roster Update from Preseason Camp in Tucson

January 25, 2022 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Seattle Sounders FC News Release

Seattle Sounders FC train in Tucson
Seattle Sounders FC train in Tucson
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SEATTLE, WASH. - With Sounders FC's 2022 preseason continuing this week from Tucson, Arizona, the club prepares for its first preseason match tomorrow, January 26, against Cascadia rival Portland Timbers (6:00 p.m. PT). The match is being played at Kino Sports Complex, where the Rave Green are holding camp until Tuesday, February 1. Sounders FC plays a second preseason match on February 1 vs. the Colorado Rapids before returning to Seattle.

Head Coach Brian Schmetzer is taking part in a Q&A session this evening at 6:00 p.m. PT hosted by Visit Tucson, alongside the other three MLS head coaches participating in the Desert Showcase: Robin Fraser (Colorado Rapids), Pablo Mastroeni (Real Salt Lake) and Giovanni Savarese (Portland Timbers). Tonight's event is not being live-streamed, but a recording will be available after. Please reach out to Jason Christley [] of FC Tucson with any inquiries.

Sounders FC's roster sits at 28 players, including three goalkeepers, seven defenders, 12 midfielders and six forwards. The club currently has three Designated Players, seven International Players and seven Homegrown Players.

In addition to those currently signed to First Team contracts, Brian Schmetzer's preseason roster includes a number of 2021 Tacoma Defiance players, Sounders FC Academy players, unsigned SuperDraft picks and trialists.


Please note that not all players listed on the full preseason roster are present with the club in Tucson at all times due to scheduling matters, international duty, injuries or other unspecified reasons.


GOALKEEPERS (3): Stefan Cleveland, Stefan Frei, Andrew Thomas

DEFENDERS (7): Yeimar Gómez Andrade, Xavier Arreaga, Abdoulaye Cissoko, Jimmy Medranda, Nouhou, Alex Roldan, Brad Smith

MIDFIELDERS (12): Josh Atencio, Reed Baker-Whiting, Léo Chú, Ethan Dobbelaere, João Paulo, Danny Leyva, Nicolás Lodeiro, Cristian Roldan, Kelyn Rowe, Albert Rusnák, Obed Vargas, Dylan Teves

FORWARDS (6): Samuel Adeniran, Will Bruin, Fredy Montero, Jordan Morris, Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez, Raúl Ruidíaz

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