Alvas Powell

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Alvas Powell
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Alvas with FC Cincinnati in 2019
Personal information
Full name Alvas Elvis Powell[1]
Date of birth (1994-07-18) 18 July 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Danvers Pen, St. Thomas, Jamaica [2]
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Cincinnati
Number 92
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Portmore United 10 (0)
2013–2014Portland Timbers (loan) 20 (2)
2014Sacramento Republic (loan) 3 (0)
2015–2018 Portland Timbers 101 (4)
2019– FC Cincinnati 13 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Jamaica U17 8 (1)
2012–2013 Jamaica U20 6 (0)
2012– Jamaica 46 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 October 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 September 2019

Alvas Elvis Powell (born 18 July 1994) is a Jamaican international footballer who plays for FC Cincinnati 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]

Portmore United[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 30 August 2014 he scored his first goal for the Timbers in a 3-0 win against the Vancouver Whitecaps.[5]

FC Cincinnati[edit]

On 27 December 2018, Powell was traded to FC Cincinnati ahead of their 2019 season, in exchange for $250,000 of General Allocation Money.[6]

International career[edit]

He made his senior international debut with Jamaica in 2012.[7] 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.[8]

Personal life[edit]

In 2015, Powell received his U.S. green card which qualifies him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 April 2018
Club Season League Playoffs US Open Cup CONCACAF Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Portland Timbers 2013 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
2014 15 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 16 2
2015 31 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 38 0
2016 23 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 26 0
2017 23 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 2
2018 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
Career total 121 5 8 0 2 0 4 0 115 5

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Jamaica's goal tally first.[7]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 September 2019 Synthetic Track and Field Facility, Leonora, Guyana  Guyana 1–0 4–0 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League B
2. 2–0

Honors[edit]

International[edit]

Jamaica

Club[edit]

Portmore United

Portland Timbers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamaica's 40 player provisional list to Copa Centenario". Jamaica Football Federation. 3 May 2016. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  2. ^ "From Danvers Pen to Portland Timbers Alvas Powell is rising to the occasion". Jamaica Observer. 7 November 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  3. ^ Oshane Tobias (23 January 2012). "What's the story with Alvas Powell?". Jamaica Observer.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 December 2018. Retrieved 27 December 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ a b "Alvas Powell". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  8. ^ Alvas PowellFIFA competition record
  9. ^ Jamie Goldberg [@Jamiebgoldberg] (13 February 2015). "For those interested in international roster spots, both Alvas Powell & Norberto Paparatto are now green card holders #RCTID" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  10. ^ McCauley, Kim (6 December 2015). "Goals, screw-ups, stats and more: Everything great from the MLS Cup Final". SBNation.com. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  11. ^ Blue, Molly (1 December 2015). "Portland Timbers, fans celebrate Western Conference Championship". Oregonlive.com. Retrieved 13 February 2019.