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martes, 29 de abril de 2014
Brazilian Forward Oliver Of Ottawa Fury FC
North American Soccer League Player Of Week-3
NEW YORK (April 28, 2014) –
Brazilian forward Oliver Minatel of Ottawa Fury FC was named North American
Soccer League Player of the Week after he scored twice and had an assist in the
4-0 home victory over Carolina RailHawks.
“I am very happy to be
named Player of the Week,” said Oliver, who becomes the first Fury FC player to
win the NASL weekly award. “This honor represents my teammates that all
played very well and helped me score the goals. It was a great day for our
The native of Campinas, Brazil scored his first of two tallies against
the RailHawks in the 34th minute off a corner kick from his teammate Philippe
Davies to bring the home crowd at the Carleton University's Keith Harris
Stadium on Saturday to their feet.
Reversing this combination, Oliver then assisted Davies in the 56th
minute to push the Fury FC lead to 2-0.
Finally, in the 72nd minute, Oliver completed his day by heading home
the team's fourth tally and ending the RailHawks' five-game unbeaten streak.
"We are really happy for him," Fury FC coach Marc Dos Santos
commented on Oliver’s performance. "It's always good to have the
Ottawa Fury FC represented by someone. His performance represents very well
what the full squad did on the field. Oliver is still a young player that will
grow in this league."
Prior to joining the Fury FC, Oliver spent three seasons with Portuguese
side C.D. Nacional that included two years in the Primeira Liga. Oliver became
the youngest player in Nacional club history to start in an international match
when he was featured in their UEFA Europa League qualifier against Icelandic
side FH Hafnarfjordur at 18 years of age.
American Soccer League is a professional soccer league established in the
United States and Canada. The NASL member teams are: Atlanta Silverbacks,
Carolina RailHawks, FC Edmonton, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Indy Eleven,
Minnesota United FC, New York Cosmos, Ottawa Fury FC, San Antonio Scorpions FC
and Tampa Bay Rowdies. Jacksonville Armada FC, Virginia Cavalry FC and Oklahoma
City will commence play in 2015. For more information about the NASL,
visit www.NASL.com. Follow the NASL on Twitter @NASLOfficial and Facebook at www.Facebook.com/NASLfans. Fans can watch every game live at www.NASLlive.com.
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