Fire players named for international duty

Marco Pappa and defender Deris Umanzor will face-off as Guatemala takes on El Salvador

Fire Soccer Club midfielder Marco Pappa and defender Deris Umanzor have been
called up to the Guatemala and El Salvador National Team’s roster,
respectively, for their upcoming international friendly matches next week.

Marco Pappa will travel first to Fort Lauderdale, FL to represent the
Guatemalan national team as they will take on Nicaragua on Saturday, Sept. 4 at
Lockhart Stadium; while defender Deris Umanzor will take a trip to Los Angeles,
CA as El Salvador faces Honduras on Saturday, Sept. 4 at Los Angeles Memorial
Coliseum. Following their matches, both Fire teammates will depart to
Washington, D.C. with their respective national teams as they will face-off on
Tuesday, Sept. 7.     

Fire return to TOYOTA PARK to entertain Landon Donovan, Edson Buddle and the
league-leading LA Galaxy on Saturday, Sept. 4 at 3:00 PM CT (Comcast
SportsNet/TeleFutura). For tickets, please call 1-888-MLS-FIRE (657-3473) or
head to the club’s official website at