ACQUIRED: Via loan from Portmore United FC (Jamaica) on June 28, 2013.
Powell is a rising player for Jamaica and recently featured for the Reggae Boyz in their last three 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers June 4-11 against Mexico, United States and Honduras. He made his senior international debut Dec. 10, 2012, during the 2012 Caribbean Cup and has five caps. Powell helped the Jamaica U-17 National Team qualify for the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup and played in two of the team’s three group matches in the tournament. He recently captained the Jamaica U-20 National Team to a quarterfinal finish in the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championships in February.
2014: Has played in five games during the regular season ... Appeared in a third straight match April 19, playing seven minutes as a substitute ... Started a second consecutive match April 12 against Chivas USA, playing the full 90 minutes ... Made his first start of the season, playing the full 90 in a draw against Seattle on April 5 ... Was a halftime sub and played 45 minutes against FC Dallas on March 29 ... Made his season debut March 22 at Colorado, coming on as a second-half substitute.
2013: Made five league appearances (4 starts) in his rookie campaign with the Timbers, logging 382 minutes ... Selected as the club's 2013 Up-and-Coming Player of the Year ... Made his MLS debut Aug. 3, starting and playing 63 minutes of a 1-1 draw against Vancouver Whitecaps FC ... Became the youngest player in Timbers MLS history to start and play in a match at 19 years, 16 days ... Started four straight regular-season matches Aug. 3-25 ... Was a second-half sub in a 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake in the semifinal of the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Aug. 7, making his first U.S. Open Cup appearance ... Made his first-team debut, starting and playing all 90 minutes of a 1-0 win over EPL side Norwich City FC in a friendly July 24 at JELD-WEN Field ... Played in four games, making three starts, for the Timbers Reserves in the MLS Reserve League ... Named to the Jamaica National Team for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers Oct. 11-15 against the United States and Honduras ... Called up by the Jamaica National Team for World Cup qualifiers Sept. 6 at Panama and Sept. 10 vs. Costa Rica ... Started against Panama, playing 44 minutes before leaving due to an injury and aiding in a shutout against Panama ... Featured in a pair of friendlies against Trinidad & Tobago on Nov. 15 and Nov. 19.
CAREER: Played two seasons (2011-13) in Jamaica’s Premier League with Portmore United FC, making 10 league appearances (1 start).