BOCA RATON, FL — Boca Raton Football Club has announced today that the club is parting ways with assistant coach Silvio Costa effective immediately.

A native of Brazil, Costa was well-known in the 90s where he played for a number of powerhouse teams in Brazil including Grêmio, Internacional, and Fluminense. Costa also played with the Brazilian National Team, where he played 21 games for The Seleção, Costa came in second place in the 1991 Copa America with the National Team.

Costa joined the Boca Raton FC coaching staff on December 2018 as an assistant and advisor to the club, however, due to personal reasons the Brazilian-native will now have to cut his time with Boca Raton FC short.

“We are sad to see Silvio leave us but understand his decision and are thankful for his contributions to the team,” said club president Douglas Heizer. “Silvio is a top-class professional and we were delighted to have him as part of our staff for these few months.”

Boca Raton FC has three remaining games in the UPSL season. A pivotal match versus Hurricanes FC is set for Wednesday, May 22 at 8 p.m. at Hilltopper Stadium in Delray Beach.

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