Kansas capture Escobar and Auvray

NEW YORK - Kansas City Wizards have signed Colombian defender Pablo Escobar and Guadeloupe midfielder Stephane Auvray (pictured), the MLS team said in a statement on Thursday.

The 22-year-old Escobar joins from Colombian club Deportivo Cali while Auvray, 28, has spent much of his career in France most recently with Nimes.