INTERNATIONAL ROUNDUP | NASL Players Feature In World Cup And Caribbean Cup Qualifiers

14 NASL players joined senior international teams during the recent international window
NASL Staff (@naslofficial} | Oct 14, 2016

Photo credit: Puerto Rican Football Federation

NASL players headed out for international duty for World Cup and Caribbean Cup qualifiers as well as friendlies. Here's a look at how the players fared during the recent international window: 

Yasmani Duk (New York Cosmos/Bolivia) – The forward played in both of Bolivia’s recent World Cup qualifiers. He started in the 5-0 loss to Brazil, playing 78 minutes and then came on in the 62nd minute in the 2-2 draw with Ecuador. 

Jackie Marrero (Puerto Rico FC/Puerto Rico) – He started both of Puerto Rico’s Caribbean Cup contests in the third round. Puerto Rico fell, 2-0, to Antigua and Barbuda and then lost, 4-2, to Curaçao in extra time.

Héctor Ramos (Puerto Rico FC/Puerto Rico) – The forward started both of Puerto Rico’s games and found the back of the net in the first half against Curaçao in the loss.

Jorge Rivera (Puerto Rico FC/Puerto Rico) – He started both contests for Puerto Rico.

Omar Gordon (Indy Eleven/Jamaica) – Jamaica’s first contest was postponed due to Hurricane Matthew, but Gordon came on 10 minutes into the second half as Jamaica came from behind for a 4-2 win in extra time over Guyana in Caribbean Cup qualification.

Damion Lowe (Minnesota United/Jamaica) - He featured for the Regggae Boyz in the win over Guyana.

Steward Ceus (Minnesota United/Haiti) – He didn’t feature as both of Hait’s Caribbean Cup games were postponed due to Hurricane Matthew.

Mechack Jérôme (Jacksonville Armada FC/Haiti) – He also didn’t feature due to the postponement of the games.

Kevan George (Jacksonville Armada FC/Trinidad & Tobago) – Started in both of Trinidad and Tobago’s Caribbean Cup games. The side won, 4-0, over the Dominican Republic, but lost, 2-0, to Martinique in extra time.

Chris Nurse (Puerto Rico FC/Guyana) - He didn't feature as Guyana lost, 3-2, to Suriname in extra time. The Golden Jaguars then fell again in extra time, this time, 4-2, to Jamaica.  

Karl Ouimette (Jacksonville Armada FC/Canada) – He played eight minutes in Canada’s 4-0 win over Mauritania, but didn’t feature in the 4-0 friendly loss to Morocco.

Maxim Tissot (Ottawa Fury FC/Canada) – The midfielder started and played 82 minutes in Canada’s win and was used as a second-half substitute, playing the final 24 minutes as Canada fell to Morocco.

Jamar Dixon (Ottawa Fury FC/Canada) – He started with his Ottawa teammate in the win over Mauritania, playing 66 minutes, but didn’t feature in the second of Canada’s friendlies.

David Ochieng (New York Cosmos/Kenya) – He came on as a second-half substitute in the 1-0 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo in a friendly. He entered the game in the 58th minute. 

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