Co-captains Diego Chara and Kelli Hubly drafted Team Blue, Christine Sinclair and Sebastián Blanco drafted Team Yellow
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers and Thorns FC today announced the official rosters for Team Blue and Team Yellow that will play in the PTFC For Peace match on April 27 (6pm PT, TICKETS, Timbers.com). Co-captains Diego Chara and Kelli Hubly selected their draft picks for Team Blue while Christine Sinclair and Sebastián Blanco selected the roster for Team Yellow.
The stream of tonight’s draft is available to watch above.
Goalkeepers: Aljaz Ivacic, Abby Smith, Justin Vom Steeg
Defenders: Pablo Bonilla, Kelli Hubly, Natalia Kuikka, Larrys Mabiala, Emily Menges, Meaghan Nally, Gabby Provenzano, Justin Rasmussen, Dario Zuparic
Midfielders: Dairon Asprilla, Natalie Beckman, Diego Chara, Marissa Everett, Marvin Loría, Cristhian Paredes, Yazmeen Ryan, Hina Sugita
Forwards: Hannah Betfort, Blake Bodily, Felipe Mora, Jaroslaw Niezgoda, Sophia Smith
Goalkeepers: David Bingham, Bella Bixby, Shelby Hogan, Hunter Sulte
Defenders: Claudio Bravo, Meghan Klingenberg, Zac McGraw, Madison Pogarch, Becky Sauerbrunn, Bill Tuiloma, Josecarlos Van Rankin
Midfielders: David Ayala, Sebastián Blanco, Yimmi Chara, Sam Coffey, George Fochive, Olivia Moultrie, Santiago Moreno, Taylor Porter, Rocky Rodríguez, Eryk Williamson
Forwards: Janine Beckie, Diego Gutierrez, Tega Ikoba, Christine Sinclair, Morgan Weaver
PTFC For Peace will take place on Wednesday, April 27, at Providence Park; kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (Pacific). The match is free to the public with an encouraged donation. All donations, which will be matched by the club up to $100,000, and proceeds surrounding the event will support UNICEF’s relief efforts in Ukraine and bordering countries.
All seating for the event will be general admission and redeemable through SeatGeek with an option to donate to UNICEF USA while acquiring a ticket. For tickets, click here. Fans in attendance and those watching remotely will have various opportunities to contribute to their efforts and can visit www.unicefusa.org/PTFC to make donations. There will also be an online auction for fans to bid on game-worn shirts from the event and other items, including flags and the game ball at www.PTFC.givesmart.com.