Chicago Fire signs 2 defenders

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire has signed defenders Kwame Watson-Siriboe and Steve Kinney.

Watson-Siriboe was drafted in the second round this year (26th overall) from the University of Connecticut. Kinney was selected by the club in the third round (45th overall) out of Elon.

Watson-Siriboe played four seasons at Connecticut and was named 2009 Big East Co-Defender of the Year. Kinney started 78 games at Elon, earning First Team All-Southern Conference three times during his four-year tenure.