Sporting Kansas City holds one selection in each of the first two rounds of Friday’s 2019 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas, taking place at McCormick Place in Chicago.
The club currently has the No. 21 and No. 45 overall picks, with the SuperDraft set to stream live on MLSsoccer.com beginning at noon CT.
Sporting also owns the No. 69 and No. 93 overall picks in the third and fourth rounds, respectively, which will be conducted via conference call next Monday, Jan. 14. The MLSsoccer.com Draft Tracker will provide instant updates as each draft pick is announced.
Veteran players on Sporting’s current roster who were acquired via the MLS SuperDraft include captain and center back Matt Besler (2009), right back Graham Zusi (2009) and midfielder Roger Espinoza (2008). Click here for Sporting Kansas City’s entire draft history.
Sporting Kansas City will kick off the team's 24th season on Sunday, March 3, when the club visits LAFC. Click here for the team's full 2018 MLS schedule. Single-game tickets for the first eight home games at Children’s Mercy Park will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. CT Thursday via SeatGeek.com.
Manager Peter Vermes' side will travel to Arizona on Sunday to begin the 2019 preseason, presented by Children’s Mercy. Sporting will report to Scottsdale from Jan. 13-31 and Feb. 6-19 before squaring off with Deportivo Toluca FC in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Feb. 21 and 28.