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Jamaican international defender Alvas Powell

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Powell, 26, has had plenty of prior MLS experience before joining the Union and has spent over seven years playing for various MLS clubs. Most recently, he represented first place Al-Hilal in Sudan from January until April of this year, however, Powell only played in one match for the Sudani club. Powell first came into Major League Soccer after a loan from the Jamaican side Portmore United to the Portland Timbers in 2013. When Powell’s loan expired, Portland gave him a first-team contract, and Powell played three more years with the Timbers, where he won an MLS Cup in 2015. After his time with Oregon, Powell bounced around the league, after being sold to Cincinnati for a sum of $250,000 in 2018, Powell was drafted by Inter Miami FC in 2019. Powell stayed with Miami until he left for Sudan and Al-Hilal. LATEST VIDEO FROM SB NATION Bill Belichick's legacy-altering beef w/ Eric Mangini Powell also has international experience, playing for Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz alongside new Union teammates Andre Blake and Corey Burke. Powell has recorded forty-nine appearances with Jamaica, as well as two goals. Before making his senior team debut with Jamaica in 2012, Powell also represented the country’s U-17 and U-20 teams, where he played a combined