CHESTER, PA - JULY 20: Midfielder Keon Daniel #17 of the Philadelphia Union chases the ball during a game against Everton at PPL Park on July 20, 2011 in Chester, Pennsylvania. The Union won 1-0. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
Despite Keon Daniel reportedly contracting Dengue Fever, the midfielder has made the trip with the Trinidad and Tobago National Team to Bermuda.
Trinidad flew to Bermuda on October 2, forgoing a practice that was originally planned on the same day in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Instead the national team will stay in the island country until their October 7, 2014 World Cup Qualifier.
Daniel was thought to have been suffering from Dengue Fever, according to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF), which would have most likely precluded the 25-year-old from playing, or training, for at least a month. Trinidad head coach Otto Fister kept Daniel in his final roster for the nation's October 7 and October 11 friendlies, meaning that the Philadelphia Union player is healthy enough to play and that Dengue Fever is most likely not his ailment.
Fister brought Daniel along for the first two of Trinidad's third round qualifiers, in which Daniel came on as a first half substitute against Bermuda, then played a full 90 minutes and scored a goal versus Barbados. Daniel has not played for the Union since leaving on either August 28 or 29 for those first two international friendlies due to a visa situation, which has kept him out of the United States.