Atlanta United academy’s Ajani Fortune referred to as into Trinidad & Tobago nationwide team

UPDATE, Jan. 27: Real Salt Lake defender Noah Powder will even join Trinidad & Tobago forward of Sunday’s friendly against the United States. This marks Powder’s first name as much as the senior Trinidad team after representing the nation on the under-17 and under-20 ranges.


Atlanta United academy midfielder Ajani Fortune has been referred to as into Trinidad & Tobago’s senior nationwide team for his or her international friendly Sunday against the US males’s nationwide team (7 pm ET | FS1, UniMas, TUDN) at Exploria Stadium, the home of Orlando City SC.

Fortune, 18, joined Atlanta’s academy forward of the 2018-19 season and has featured in 11 matches (5 begins) for ATLUTD 2 within the USL Championship. He additionally scored throughout a Sept. 12 match against Miami FC.

Fortune had made 4 appearances with Trinidad & Tobago’s U-17 nationwide team. He featured on the 2019 Concacaf U-17 Championship, giving him expertise within the Soca Warriors setup. Whereas with Atlanta’s academy, Fortune has scored 5 goals in 19 video games for his or her U-17 team. He’s additionally performed in seven matches for his or her U-19s. 

Ought to Fortune make his Trinidad & Tobago against the USMNT, he might come against Atlanta left back George Bello and heart back Miles Robinson. Each made the final USMNT roster after their January camp in Florida.

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