MAKING THE BALLOT Armas, Henderson, Razov, MacMillan eligible for Soccer Hall of Fame election
Adelphi women's coach Chris Armas is among 22 candidates for the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
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Former Red Bulls midfielder Chris Henderson, former MetroStars forward Ante Razov and ex-U.S. international midfielder and Long Island native Chris Armas were among the 22 candidates named on the National Soccer Hall of Fame ballot that was released by U.S. Soccer on Friday.
U.S. Women's National Team standout Shannon MacMillan, who was born in Syosset, N.Y. and played for the Huntington Lucky Stars before her family moved to California, also was on the ballot.
Armas, who played professonally with the LA Galaxy and Chicago Fire, hails from Brentwood, N.Y. He is the Adelphi University women's soccer coach.
The ballots were sent out on Friday to all past and present U.S. men's and women's coaches, all active Major League Soccer and National Women's Soccer League coaches, MLS and NWSL commissioner/ executive director and the league's management representatives, U.S. Soccer president and secretary general, Hall of Famers and designated media members.
Each voter can select up to 10 players.
To be elected, a player must be named on at least 66.7 percent of the total ballots cast.