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Union Roster For The River Cup Released, Shows Team Is Serious



Philadelphia Union head coach Piotr Nowak and assistant coach John Hackworth head a team of front office staff members that looks to defeat a Sons of Ben team for charity.

The Union released the bigger names on their River Cup team, with Nowak and Hackworth the most notable names on the list. The following are the other names that the Union have announced:

Nowak was a top player in both MLS and the German Bundesliga during his player career and Hackworth made it onto the reserves for the Dynamo in the mid-90s. Burke played in the Irish Premier League, Vartughian played for the Charleston Battery and Philadelphia Kixx, while Sakiewicz was in France and Portugal as part of FC Nantes and Belenenses' development systems. 

Also announced were names on the Sons of Ben side. 

This proclamation of the team's roster, along with the Sons of Ben's line up, comes after the Sons of Ben lobbed the first words of "war" with an article posted on the Brotherly Game yesterday. 

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