KICKERS RELEASE MARCEL DEBELLIS - Canadian Goalkeeper Moves on After One Season
RICHMOND, VA - The Richmond Kickers announced today that goalkeeper Marcel DeBellis has been released by mutual agreement.
DeBellis made three appearances with the Kickers last season, joining the club after a two-year stint with Ottawa Fury FC where he made five appearances and posted one shutout. The 6'3" goalkeeper previously spent four years in Italy with Trento Calcio and Vincenza Calcio, while splitting the 2012/2013 season between Italian Fourth Division club AC Bellaria Igea Marina and Serie B side Ascoli. A native of Ontario, DeBellis first made the move to Europe in 2008, signing with Portuguese powerhouse Benefica where he suited up for their U19 squad.
TRANSACTION: The Richmond Kickers and Marcel DeBellis have agreed to mutually terminate the goalkeeper's contract on January 31, 2018.
ABOUT THE RICHMOND KICKERS: A full-service soccer club with over 8,000 players competing in youth, adult, amateur and professional programs, the Richmond Kickers pyramid structure serves as a model to soccer clubs across the country.
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