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News in Brief: International Loons and More

by on 30 August 2017

Loons called up for international duty

Four national teams have called up Loons for the upcoming international window. Defender Michael Boxall has been called up by New Zealand. He will face Solomon Islands in World Cup Qualifying matches. Jermaine Taylor will join Jamaica for a friendly match against Canada. Kevin Molino has been called up by Trinidad and Tobago for matches against Honduras and Panama. Finally, Fransisco Calvo and Johan Venegas have been called up by Costa Rica. The Ticos will face the USMNT and Mexico during this break.

New keeper goes out on loan

Minnesota’s new keeper, Alex Kapp, is heading out to Pittsburgh Riverhounds, where Joe Greenspan spent some time on loan earlier in the season.

Preparing for the international break

If you’re needing a primer for the upcoming international break, Minnesota-based Tap-In Guide has you covered. They break down essential matches and give some previews of the biggest matches.

Brian Straus from Sports Illustrated looks forward to the USMNT’s match up on Friday with a look at Michael Bradley.

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  • Dave Benhart

    Is that the first TOTW first XI for a Loon in MLS? I remember a couple of bench names but not any to the starters yet.