Sporting Kansas City midfielder Craig Rocastle made his first international appearance yesterday for Grenada in the Digicel Caribbean Cup Finals, the eighth Kansas City player to suit up for an international game in 2010.
Rocastle played the full 90 as Grenada drew 1-1 with Martinique. Grenada next plays Sunday against Trinidad Tobago.
SKC midfielder Stephane Auvray and defender Shavar Thomas will be in action in the Caribbean Cup this afternoon. Auvray and Guadeloupe take on Guyana; Thomas and Jamaica take on Antigua Barbuda. Jamaica and Guadeloupe will face off against each other on Monday.
The Digicel Cup Finals will be played from November 26 through to December 5 in Martinique with live television broadcast worldwide courtesy of Digicel as well as live radio coverage, images and updates onDigicel Football
In other Sporting Kansas City news:
• The team's first home-grown player, Jon Kempin, started for the U.S. U-20 in the Torneo de las Americas against Colombia. The U.S. fell on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw.
• Members of the coaching staff, including head coach Peter Vermes, are currently in the Caribbean on a scouting mission in Trinidad. The team is holding a combine for Caribbean, South American and African players.Mike at Down The Byline has more details
. One of the more notable players the team is looking at isGambian U-20 Omar Colley
(who was on trial with the team in August).