The 2019-2020 M2 Season Kicks Off In Texas
Colorado Springs, CO (December 1, 2019) - The revamped Major Arena Soccer league 2 kicks off it's 2019-2020 season at today in Wichita Falls, TX at Kay Yeager Coliseum, the home of the M2 expansion side the Falls Town Flyers.
Visiting the Flyers for the MASL2 Game of the Week is the Austin Power. The Power who is new to Austin, TX. was formerly known as the El Paso Coyotes of the MASL.
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What to watch for around the league
Amarillo Bombers (Amarillo, Texas)
The Amarillo Bombers are an expansion team who relocated after being crowned champions of the U.S. Arena Pro Soccer League. The Bombers bring along both the league MVP and the Goalkeeper of the year.
Brazilian forward Vitor Patriani, was named the MVP of USAPSL after scoring 30 goals last season. Wile Amarillo native Fred Chavez, is the standout in the net who was awarded the Golden Glove Award for the USAPSL goalkeeper of the year.
Colorado Inferno (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
The Colorado Inferno recently shook things up by trading former captain and returning second team all league defender Alex Moseley to the Wichita Wings. They did so knowing club veteran Ismael Morales is ready to step into the leadership role left by Moseley.
Morales will not be alone as the Inferno have build depth across the board and just may have an All-league typer perfromer in newcomer Kosi Nwafonso. Kosi finds himself on the preseason watch list for league MVP with his ability to score goals.
New Mexico Runners (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
The New Mexico Runners are home to MASL 2 League MVP Jaime Rodriguez.
Rodriguez looks poised to guide the Runners into the playoffs with a similar year of scoring output. He was named 2019-2020 league MVP after tallying 41 goals, 52 total points, 6 power play goals.
Wichita Wings – (Wichita, Kansas)
The Wichita Wings are one of the most storied franchises in indoor soccer history. They return to the MASL for their 40th anniversary season and have built a roster which is anchored by veteran defending. Kevin Ten Eyck will serve as player/assistant coach and brings a wealth of professional indoor experience from his time with the Wichita Wings, Kansas City Comets and Wichita B-52’s. Ten Eyck was the 2011 MISL Rookie of the Year and also represented the USA in a futsal world cup.
In addition to Ten Eyck, the Wings recently traded for All-League defender Alex Moseley and get local goalkeeper Steven Hamersky back from the Kansas City Comets where he has been playing since 2018, and most recently loaned until December 12th.
Through all their experience the Wings greatest advantage just might be their home Arena. The Wings Orange Army supporters are known to show up in great numbers, and with extensive knowledge of when and how to impact a soccer match.