BOYDS, Md. ? Decked from head-to-toe in a bright, neon-green goalie kit, 20-year-old Bill Hamid made his first competitive appearance for D.C. United in last night?s penalty-kick triumph over the Philadelphia Union in a U.S. Open Cup play-in game.
Hamid made his first start for DC since Sept. 4 of last year, a 1-0 loss against Columbus that preceded season-ending shoulder surgery. His only appearances prior to Wednesday evening this year came in the team?s two reserve matches.