Vancouver Whitecap's Kekuta Manneh granted United States citizenship

Kekuta Manneh is one step closer to being able to play for the U.S. national team after being granted citizenship.

CARSON, Calif. -- Kekuta Manneh has become a U.S. citizen, moving the Vancouver Whitecaps forward closer to eligibility for the men's national team.

U.S. Soccer announced Manneh received his citizenship on Wednesday, after the opening practice of January training camp under new coach Bruce Arena. Manneh was one of 32 players named in the team for the annual winter camp.

Manneh still must receive a waiver from FIFA to play for the U.S....
6 Published By - ESPNsoccernet - 2017.01.12. 02:28
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