FOOTBALL: Three Jamaicans drafted into Major League Soccer
Jamaicans Romario Williams, Sergio Campbell and Oneil Fisher have were all drafted by teams in Major League Soccer (MLS) from the MLS SuperDraft yesterday.
Williams, a former national Under-17 player, was signed by Montreal Impact from the University of Central Florida, as third pick in the draft.
He is a robust box to box midfielder who played for Jamaica in the Under-17 World Cup in 2011, in Mexico.
Campbell was the 19th pick of the first round by Columbus Crew from the University of Connecticut.
The 23-year-old defender was a member of Jamaica’s winning Caribbean Cup team in 2010.
Fisher was drafted by the Seattle Sounders with the 40th pick in the second round.
He will now join fellow Jamaican Damion Lowe at the Western Conference team.
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