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List of eligible players for the 2016 Waiver Draft announced

Major League Soccer today announced the list of eligible players for the 2016 Waiver Draft.

The Waiver Draft will be held on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. CT. The Waiver Draft will consist of players who are not eligible for Re-Entry or Free Agency and either (i) are out of contract and have not been issued a Genuine Offer or (ii) have not had their 2017 options exercised.

The Waiver Draft Order is determined by the reverse order of the final standings in the MLS season, taking into account postseason performance. For more information on the Waiver Process, click here.

Eligible Players for the 2016 Waiver Draft (alphabetical by club):

Atlanta United Burgos, Efrain
Chicago Fire Morell, Alex
Chicago Fire Ramos, Rodrigo
Chicago Fire Thiam, Khaly
Colorado Rapids St. Ledger, Sean
Columbus Crew SC Mabwati, Cedric
Columbus Crew SC Pacifici, Matt
FC Dallas David, Aubrey
FC Dallas Getterson
FC Dallas Herman, Ryan
FC Dallas Lizarazo, Carlos
FC Dallas Oritz, Juan
Houston Dynamo Ibeagha, Sebastian
Houston Dynamo Lovejoy, Rob
Houston Dynamo Steinberger, Zack
Montreal Impact Ontivero, Lucas
New England Revolution McCrary, Jordan
New York City FC Bravo, Federico
New York City FC Martinez, Diego
New York City FC Mendoza, Stiven
New York Red Bulls Wright-Phillips, Shaun
Orlando City SC Baptista, Julio
Philadelphia Union Conceicao Benedito, Anderson
Philadelphia Union Jones, Matt
Philadelphia Union Missimo, Cole
Philadelphia Union Restrepo, Walter
Philadelphia Union Washington, Taylor
Portland Timbers Besler, Nick
Portland Timbers Polk, Ben
Portland Timbers Thoma, Andy
Real Salt Lake Kavita, Phanny
Real Salt Lake Okwuonu, Boyd
Real Salt Lake Welshman, Emery
San Jose Earthquakes Emeghara, Innocent
San Jose Earthquakes Goitom, Henok
San Jose Earthquakes Quintero, Alberto
Seattle Sounders FC Jones, Darwin
Seattle Sounders FC Lyon, Charlie
Sporting Kansas City Alvarado, Ever
Sporting Kansas City Appiah, Emmanuel
Sporting Kansas City Coelho, Nuno
Sporting Kansas City Hallisey, Connor
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Smith, Jordan

2016 Waiver Draft Order
As of Dec. 14, 2016

1 Chicago Fire
2 Houston Dynamo
3 Columbus Crew SC
4 San Jose Earthquakes
5 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
6 Orlando City SC
7 New England Revolution
8 Portland Timbers
9 Philadelphia Union
10 Real Salt Lake
11 D.C. United
12 Sporting Kansas City
13 LA Galaxy
14 New York City FC
15 New York Red Bulls
16 FC Dallas
17 Montreal Impact
18 Colorado Rapids
19 Toronto FC
20 Seattle Sounders FC
21 Atlanta United
22 Minnesota United FC