Boca Raton FC wingback Justin Wilbanks scored a brace (two goals) in the club’s APSL Spring Season opening 5-1 win over Jupiter United SC. Learn more about Boca Raton FC’s young star in the embedded video below and the accompanying article.
Youth Career: Growing up in south Florida, Justin played for Boca Juniors academy and the Wellington Waves. At the age of 11, he moved to Perth, Australia where he continued playing youth soccer with Quinns Rock FC and ECU SC. After 7 years in Australia, he returned to Florida where he is currently majoring in Finance and getting a masters in Accounting at Florida Atlantic University.
Before joining Boca: At 16 years of age, Justin had trials with the youth academies of West Ham United of the English Premier League and Spanish side Pontevedra.
Boca Raton FC: Justin joined Boca Raton FC in April 2016 and was part of the side that won the 2016 APSL Spring and Fall titles. His position with Boca Raton is right wing back, but can also play as a left wing back. Justin is outstanding in getting up the pitch and making overlapping runs. He scored twice in the 2017 APSL Spring Season opener against Jupiter United SC. Boca Raton won 5-1.