Alvas Powell

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Alvas Powell
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Personal information
Full name Alvas Elvis Powell[1]
Date of birth (1994-07-18) July 18, 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Danvers Pen, St. Thomas, Jamaica [2]
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Portland Timbers
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Portmore United 10 (0)
2013–2014 Portland Timbers (loan) 20 (2)
2014 Sacramento Republic (loan) 3 (0)
2015– Portland Timbers 62 (0)
2016 Portland Timbers 2 (loan) 2 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Jamaica U17 8 (1)
2012–2013 Jamaica U20 6 (0)
2012– Jamaica 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:00, 14 November 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 02:07, 22 September 2015 (UTC)

Alvas Elvis Powell (born 18 July 1994) is a Jamaican international footballer who plays for Portland Timbers as a defender. A native of the parish St. Thomas, he attended Paul Bogle High School and gained recognition for his participation in the Da Costa Cup competition.

Club career[edit]

Powell began his career with Portmore United; he made his senior debut after January 2012.[3] In 2013, Powell went out on loan to Portland Timbers in the MLS, which was extended through December 2014.[4] On August 30th, 2014 he scored his first goal for the Timbers in a 3-0 win against the Vancouver Whitecaps.[5]

International career[edit]

He made his senior international debut with Jamaica in 2012.[6] He previously played at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He helped the Reggae Boyz to capture the 2014 CFU Caribbean Football Unions (men's) Title beating Trinidad and Tobago in Penalties.[7]


In 2015, Powell received his U.S. green card which qualifies him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.[8]





Portmore United

Portland Timbers