March 3, 2013 - Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) - Waza Flo
(Detroit, MI)- With less than two minutes remaining in the game, Aaron Byrd sealed it for the Detroit Waza Flo netting a power play goal to give Detroit the US Open cup trophy and win over San Diego Sockers 7-6 !! The goal brought the standing room only crowd of 1200 plus to their feet cheering until the clock ran out.
"I am so proud of my team and organization", stated coach Dominic Scicluna, "we are one of the best in the country, we have been doing the work and now we are finally getting the results and recognition".
Stand out performances were man of the match, Miki Djerisilo, with three goals and one assist, with Costea Decu, Dominic Scicluna, Fernando Gatica, and Aaron Byrd each contributing a point. Â Detroit's keeper, Joey Kapinos, also had a stellar evening with 22 saves adding another win to his already impressive rookie resume.
This is the first cup victory for the Detroit WAZA FLO who are charter members of the PASL (Professional Arena Soccer League). Â The cup trophy was presented to coach/player Dominic Scicluna in an after game field celebration by the "Ambassador of Soccer" Roger Faulkner.
Detroit will travel to San Diego this week to compete in the final rounds of PASL playoffs, the Ron Newman Cup. Â The WAZA FLO will take on Rio Grand Valley Flash Sunday, March 10th 4:00 PST at the Valley View Casino. Â To view the game via web stream, visit www.detroitwaza.com and click on the America One tab.
To purchase tickets online, please visit our website at www.detroitwaza.com or www.detroitwazaflo.ticketleap.com. Â For group orders, contact Kate Avery at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Detroit WAZA FLO are charter members of the Professional Arena Soccer League, which is in its fifth season of play. Â For more information, visit th team's home page at www.detroitwaza.com or the PASL's website at www.paslsoccer.com.