MLS has released the names and countries of the 24 players invited to the first-ever Caribbean Combine.

The three-day event, in partnership with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) will take place from January 2-4, 2014, at the Antigua Recreation Grounds in St. John's, Antigua.

The idea of the combine is to give MLS scouts a closer look at players, ranging in age from 18-21, from 16 different Caribbean nations.

Players will compete in games and participate in a training session in front of MLS scouts with an eye toward earning an invitation to the annual adidas MLS Player Combine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., from January 10-14.

Invitee list for 2014 Caribbean Combine

Damian JS Bailey (Anguilla) - midfielder/defender Quinton TP Griffith (Antigua and Barbuda) - midfielder/defender Stefan Smith (Antigua and Barbuda) - forward Leroy Oehlers (Aruba) - defender Drewonde Bascome (Bermuda) - midfielder Ramon Sealy (Cayman Islands) - goalkeeper Quinton CE Christina (Curacao) - defender/forward Malcolm Joseph (Dominica) - defender Delbert Graham (Dominica) - midfielder Vladimir Pascal (Guadeloupe) - midfielder/forward Steven Davidas (Guadeloupe) - midfielder Jean Ismael Voltaire (Haiti) - defender Luckner Junior Horat (Haiti) - defender Kemar Lawrence (Jamaica) - defender/midfielder Kendell Allen (Montserrat) - defender Joseph Y. Marrero Garcia (Puerto Rico) - midfielder Samuel J. Soto Alvarez (Puerto Rico) - midfielder/forward Jose Sandoval (Puerto Rico) - midfielder Jamal J. Francis (Saint Kitts and Nevis) - goalkeeper Kimaree BA Rogers (Saint Kitts and Nevis) - forward/midfielder Eden Charles (Saint Lucia) - midfielder Stefano Rodney Rijssel (Suriname) - forward/midfielder Miguel Danny Darson (Suriname) - defender Kavon Troy Ceasar (British Virgin Islands) - defender

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