Sporting KC pronounces 2022 preseason schedule, roster

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sporting Kansas Metropolis introduced its schedule and roster for the 2022 preseason on Monday.

The crew is in Phoenix, Arizona, beginning Monday the place they are going to practice for the following 5 weeks for the upcoming season, in response to a information launch from Sporting KC.

The preseason schedule will characteristic six exhibitions, together with a closed-door scrimmage towards the U.S. Males’s Nationwide Staff on Jan. 21 in Phoenix.

Right here is the schedule of preseason video games for Sporting KC:

  • Friday, Jan. 21 at 12 p.m. towards the U.S. Males’s Nationwide Staff in Phoenix
  • Saturday, Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. towards the Colorado Rapids in Tucson, Arizona
  • Thursday, Feb. 3 at 12 p.m. towards the Portland Timbers in Phoenix
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 12 p.m. towards El Paso Locomotive FC in Phoenix
  • Saturday, Feb. 12 at 12 p.m. towards Phoenix Rising FC in Phoenix
  • Saturday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. towards Toronto FC in Austin, Texas

Particulars on dwell streaming the matches and fan attendance are being finalized by the host venues and taking part groups.

The 2022 season will start on Feb. 27 when Sporting KC takes on Atlanta United FC in Atlanta.

Sporting KC additionally introduced their first full-team roster for the preseason, which embrace designated gamers Gadi Kinda and Alan Pulido who’re rehabbing off season knee surgical procedures.

The discharge listed the full-team roster as of Monday:

# Participant Place
1 John Pulskamp Goalkeeper
2 Ben Sweat Defender
3 Andreu Fontas Defender
5 Nicolas Isimat-Mirin  Defender
6 Uri Rosell Midfielder
7 Johnny Russell Ahead
8 Graham Zusi Defender
9 Alan Pulido Ahead
10 Gadi Kinda Midfielder
11 Khiry Shelton Ahead
12 Kortne Ford Defender 
13 Michael Lenis (Sporting KC Academy Participant)  Defender
15 Roger Espinoza Midfielder
17 Jake Davis Midfielder
18 Logan Ndenbe Defender
19 Grayson Barber Ahead
20 Daniel Salloi Ahead
21 Felipe Hernandez Midfielder
22 Kendall McIntosh Goalkeeper
23 Tyler Freeman Ahead
24 Kayden Pierre Defender
25 Ozzie Cisneros Midfielder
26 Ryan Reid (Sporting KC Academy Participant) Ahead
27 Coby Jones (Sporting KC Academy Participant) Defender
28 Cam Duke Midfielder
29 Tim Melia Goalkeeper
31 Esai Easley (Unsigned MLS SuperDraft Choice) Defender
32 Jose Mauri Midfielder
33 Brett St. Martin (Unsigned MLS SuperDraft Choice) Defender
48 Kaveh Rad Defender
50 Aljaz Dzankic (Sporting KC II Participant) Defender
54 Remi Walter Midfielder
55 Ethan Bandre (Unsigned Trialist) Goalkeeper
80 Spencer Glass (Unsigned Trialist) Defender
84 Jahon Rad (Sporting KC II Participant) Midfielder