D.C. United has announced that defender Nana Attakora has been called into the Canada Men’s National Team ahead of a Sept. 9 friendly vs. Jamaica at BMO Field in Toronto, Ont. The match will be the first for new Canada head coach Benito Floro. Attakora has six career appearances (two starts) for Canada, who he has represented at almost every international level. He made his senior national team debut in a friendly against Jamaica on Jan.
D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen
On a day that D.C. United honored members of its 2004 MLS Cup-winning side -- the last United team to win the league title -- the club's current incarnation made a statement about its intentions to end that decade long drought.
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Aiming to continue its run atop the Eastern Conference, D.C. United returns home to shift its focus to storied rival New York Red Bulls. Despite besting Sporting Kansas City 3-0 last weekend at Sporting Park, D.C. United is hungry after dropping a midweek match at StubHub Center to a hot Los Angeles Galaxy side, 4-1.