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Colorado Lightning Signs Jose Londono

November 26, 2008 - Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) - Colorado Lightning News Release

(Loveland, CO) - Colorado Lightning's head coach, Rafael Amaya, brought a new player to the team's last game in Mexico. Jose Londono, also known as "Tato," is the director of Londono Soccer Camps in Nashville, Tennessee and recently joined the Colorado Lightning for this years Season. He has coached and developed players that have been successful at every level, from youth soccer to national team players. Not only does Tato have an immense amount of coaching experience in soccer, but he has played his amount of soccer as well.

Londono was a professional player in many different leagues around the United States. He played with the Indianapolis Twisters of the CISL, Detroit Rockers of the NPSL, Nashville Metros of the A-League, Wichita Wings of the NPSL, Kansas City Attack of NPSL, and the Nashville Rhythm of the A-league. He also played professional soccer with first division with Deportes Tolima in Columbia, South America. Londono was also a Division 1 Soccer Team Member and Captain at the University of Evansville and a two-time USA Olympic Festival Silver Medalist. Londono has a huge passion for soccer and hopes to continue that with the Colorado Lightning.

Londono at 5 feet 7 inches tall is a huge addition to the team and the Lightning's season. He comes to the team with intention to play midfielder or forward in order to help add points to the scoreboard every game. The next home game is next Sunday, November 30th against the Wenatchee, Washington Fire. "Come support your Northern Colorado Indoor Soccer Team, I guarantee we put numbers on the scoreboard and entertain our fans," said head Coach, Rafael Amaya.

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The top-tier of the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) has four divisions: Western US, Eastern US, Canada, and Mexico. The Western Division includes the following teams: Stockton Cougars, CA., Wenatchee Fire, WA., Denver Dynamite, and Colorado Lightning. The Lightning play 16 regular season games in total, eight at home at the Budweiser Events Center. Team in the PASL he PASL will play six vs. six, including goalkeepers, on an indoor field 85 feet wide by 200 feet long during four 15 minute quarters (sudden death, if needed).

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