If you’ve been wanting to see your favorite players and teams return to the tournament for one final game this season, you are in luck! New for 2019, the Unity Cup will be holding its first-ever Unity Cup all-star game! While there won’t be a third place game this year, the all-star game is sure to bring the same level of excitement and competition.

The game will kick off at 4:00 PM on the Talen Energy Stadium practice field, just a few hours before the championship match-up between USA and Liberia. The two all-star teams will have 23 players and 1 coach each, representing 46 of the 52 teams who participated in this year’s tournament.

The 46 players were chosen by their team’s coaches and captains to represent not only their team, but their home country. Here is the full roster:

Yellow Team

Coach – Lionel Nanda, Cameroon

  • GK – Billy Czupak, Poland
  • F – Alpha Kanu, Sierra Leone
  • F – Matt Varughese, India
  • F – Boubker Ouakerrouch, Morocco
  • F – Sheku Sillah, Gambia
  • F – Kyung Yoon, South Korea
  • MF – Husein Lizalovic, Bosnia
  • MF – Vinicius Lozano, Brazil
  • MF – Hassan Kone, Ivory Coast
  • MF – Bertrand Bekili, Cameroon
  • MF – Adrian Adam, Romania
  • MF – Cristian Madrid, Honduras
  • MF – Yves Dos Santos, Turkey
  • MF – Mario Hernandez, Panama
  • MF – Pau Khai, Myanmar
  • MF – Eduardo Salinas, Belize
  • MF – Mark Abbonizio, Italy
  • MF – Danny Bautista, Puerto Rico
  • D – Kyende Bormentar, Lesotho
  • D – Zack Vasold, Venezuela
  • D – Kevin Ortiz, Peru
  • D – Hervet Tassembedo, Burkina Faso
  • D – Daniel Ijigu, Ethiopia

Blue Team

Coach – Ibrahim Traore, Mali

  • GK – Samuel Vale, Israel
  • F – Atwa Abdelqader, Palestine
  • F – Stanley Jovin, Haiti
  • F – Tommy Truong, Vietnam
  • F – Emmanuel Sumo, Congo
  • F – Cody Antonini, Iran
  • F – Al Hassane Fall, Senegal
  • MF – Virgis Anusauskas, Lithuania
  • MF – Dino Lawi, Kenya
  • MF – Santiago Caal Ic, Guatemala
  • MF – Mohamed Konneh, Guinea
  • MF – Yacouba Traore, Mali
  • MF – Rory McGlasson, England
  • MF – Liam O’Donnell, Ireland
  • MF – Oleskandr Tomakh, Ukraine
  • MF – Mario Medina, Argentina
  • MF – Benjamin Asante, Ghana
  • MF – Augustine Chukwu, Nigeria
  • D – Mohamed Khalafalla, Sudan
  • D – Sheldon Henry, South Africa
  • D – Jorge Chavez, Colombia
  • D – Ilir Cepani, Albania
  • D – Mateo Zepeda, Mexico

The two all-star teams were randomly selected, and will wear the Unity Cup colors– blue and yellow. This is an exciting new feature for championship day, and we hope to see you there!