Phoenix FC Sign 5 Local Players
Training camp begins on Monday for Phoenix FC. They are completing out their roster with another 5 signings to go along with the 5 signing they had yesterday. Check those out here.
Phoenix, AZ (Wednesday, February 6th, 2013) – In time for the February 11 opening of pre-season training camp, Phoenix FC has signed several players who hail from Arizona to the club’s roster.The newly signed players, pending USSF approval, are:
Brian Holmes- Defender (Desert Vista High School ’08, Humboldt State ’12)
Jimmy Lara – Midfielder (Hamilton High School ’12)
Thomas Ramos – Midfielder (Pinnacle High School ’10)
Jose Ramos – Defender (Trevor Browne High School ’05)
Humberto Soriano – Goalkeeper (Fountain Hills High School ’09, Yavapai Junior College ’11)
“Our goal has always been to bring a mix of experienced players and promising talent to our roster,” said Managing Director Rui Filipe Bento. “Arizona has a robust youth program that fosters wonderful players, and we are very lucky to have been able to watch many of these players develop throughout their high school and college careers.”
Head Coach David Robertson added, “Having the open tryouts late last year helped us identify some fantastic local talent. We look forward to having these players join us on the field, and to having them show their home town just how far they’ve come.”
These new additions join signed players Striker Darren Mackie, Midfielder Diego Faria, Defender Devon Grousis, Forward Aaron King, Midfielder Reid Schmitt, Defender Brad Keller, Defender Renan Felipe Boufleur, Midfielder Netinho, Defender Cyprian Hedrick, Defender Scott Morrison and Midfielder Anthony Obodai.