BOCA RATON FOOTBALL CLUB vs VULTURES FOOTBALL CLUB
Atlantic High School, Delray Beach, FL
04/26/2019 | UPSL Week 7 | UPSL Game No. 6
2019 Records (W-D-L):
BRFC: 4-0-1, (12 pts); 11 GF, 6 GA, +5 GD; 1-0-0 at home; 2nd place
VULTURES: 2-0-3, (6 pts); 17 GF, 8 GA, +9 GD; 1-0-2 on the road; 4th place
BOCA RATON, FL – Riding its longest winning streak of the season, Boca Raton Football Club returns home on Friday, April 26 looking to make it five-in-a-row when they host Vultures FC at the Shipyard at Atlantic High School at 7 p.m.
Boca Raton FC will look to contain the prolific scoring of Vultures FC who have scored 17 goals in five games and are riding a two-game win streak after starting the season 0-0-3.
On Friday, Boca Raton will be hosting Brazilian Heritage Night and will be celebrating some Brazilian greats, including former Boca Raton FC player, Marcio Amoroso who also played in teams such a Borussia Dortmund, and São Paulo.
Joining Amoroso at halftime will be Bruno Cardoso, Sergio Manoel, Silvio Costa, and Adrianinho. Consul General of Brazil in Miami, Ambassador João Mendes Pereira will also be an honored guest and will receive a personalized shirt from the team and will be responsible for the coin toss prior to the match.
Tickets for the match are still available by heading to www.bocaratonfc.com/tickets.
This will be the first matchup between Boca Raton FC and Vultures FC.
Players to Watch: Ryan Price
Forward Ryan Price has been working hard since joining the Boys in Blue at the start of the month. Price has scored once so far this season but has been part of numerous scoring plays and has been a great boost to the club in the attacking front.
“Coming off a 2-1 win, this game on Friday versus Vultures FC is a game we will look to keep that momentum going and continue to progress as a club and we will look to score as early and as often as possible,” said Price after training.
At practice on Thursday Coach Jim Rooney was asked about what the team has focused on in practice this week and looking forward to their second home game this Friday at 7 pm.
On the progression of the team:
We have a good couple of wins under our belt now and a great win at home. We now need to keep striving to get better and the players are coming in every training session and competing, and working hard to get in the starting lineup. We are not quite there yet, but we are building towards it and the effort has been very good form the guys.
On Vultures FC:
We are just going to stick to what we know. We can’t predict what the other team is doing. If we take care of the ball and play Boca Raton FC style soccer we will be fine. We have to inflict our game on them and not let them have the better of the game. The only thing I can control is my team and my gameplan. We just focus on ourselves and if we do what have to do more times than not we will end up in the winning side.
On Ryan Price:
Ryan’s made an impact from the first time he joined the club. He’s a hard worker with a nose for goal. He’s a great addition to our team and we are excited to see him continue to develop throughout the year.
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