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Reggae Boyz defender moves to new MLS side

By December 29, 2018
Reggae Boy Alvas Powell Reggae Boy Alvas Powell

Reggae Boyz defender Alvas Powell is now an FC Cincinnati player, having signed a one-year contract on the back of his exit from the Portland Timbers after six seasons. 

Last season, Powell made 24 appearances for the Timbers, scoring two goals and enjoying three assists, as they reached the final of the MLS Cup. He was also an ever-present member of the squad when the Timbers won the MLS Club back in 2015.

Powell, who has 35 caps for the national team, turned out for the Timbers 121 times, starting in 112 games where he scored six goals and had 10 assists.

Powell will not be the only Jamaican in the Cincinnati outfit, with Darren Mattocks for company.

Mattocks, who scored 10 goals for DC United last season, became unhappy with playing time after former England captain, Wayne Rooney, took his spot in the starting XI, despite what has been one of his most productive times in front of goal.

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