New Zealand internationals Simon Elliot and Andrew Boyens have been signed with Californian team Chivas USA. Elliott, a standout for New Zealand at the 21 FIFA World Cup, joins Chivas on a free transfer from New Zealand side Wellington Phoenix. Elliott has played for New Zealand since 1995, making nearly 7 appearances. Boyens has played in MLS since 27, most recently with Red Bull New York from 28-1. “These signings give us depth and experience in the middle of the field,” Chivas USA manager Robin Fraser said. “Andrew is a solid central defender with international experience who will be a good addition to our backline,” Fraser.