Sporting Kansas City heads into its final week of preseason training in Phoenix, Arizona with a few changes to the club’s preseason roster.

Two 16-year-old Sporting KC Academy forwards Braxton Arpachinda and Mataeo Bunbury have linked up with the team, while Academy goalkeeper Matthew Hudson, defender Michael Lenis and midfielder Jayvin Van Deventer have returned to Kansas City.

Sporting awaits the arrival of recent international signings Marinos Tzionis and Nikola Vujnovic as the pair work through the visa process.

2022 Sporting KC Preseason Roster (as of February 14, 2022)
2022 Sporting KC Preseason Roster (as of February 14, 2022)
#
Player
Position
Age
1
John Pulskamp
Goalkeeper
20
2
Ben Sweat
Defender
30
3
Andreu Fontas
Defender
32
4
Robert Voloder
Defender
20
5
Nicolas Isimat-Mirin
Defender
30
6
Uri Rosell
Midfielder
29
7
Johnny Russell
Forward
31
8
Graham Zusi
Defender
35
9
Alan Pulido
Forward
30
10
Gadi Kinda
Midfielder
27
11
Khiry Shelton
Forward
28
12
Kortne Ford
Defender
26
13
Braxton Arpachinda^^
Forward
16
15
Roger Espinoza
Midfielder
35
17
Jake Davis
Midfielder
20
18
Logan Ndenbe
Defender
22
19
Nikola Vujnovic
Forward
25
20
Daniel Salloi
Forward
25
21
Felipe Hernandez
Midfielder
23
22
Kendall McIntosh
Goalkeeper
28
24
Kayden Pierre
Defender
18
25
Ozzie Cisneros
Midfielder
17
26
Mataeo Bunbury^^
Forward
16
27
Marinos Tzionis
Forward
20
28
Cam Duke
Midfielder
21
29
Tim Melia
Goalkeeper
35
32
Jose Mauri
Midfielder
25
42
Rauf Salifu^
Forward
19
48
Kaveh Rad
Defender
20
50
Aljaz Dzankic^
Defender
19
54
Remi Walter
Midfielder
26
80
Spencer Glass^
Defender
24

^Sporting KC II Player
^^Sporting KC Academy Player

Led by Manager Peter Vermes and captain Johnny Russell, Sporting will begin the team's 27th season on Sunday, Feb. 27 against Atlanta United FC inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium with the earliest regular season match in club history airing live on FS1. The club's highly anticipated home opener then arrives on Saturday, March 5 against longtime rivals Houston Dynamo FC with kick off at Children's Mercy Park set for 2:30 p.m. CT on Univision.

Season tickets for Sporting Kansas City's 2022 campaign and several 2022 ticket packages and promotions are available by calling 888-4KC-GOAL or visiting SportingKC.com.