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Thursday, 12 June 2014 00:00

Belize’s Evan Mariano, one of the high-level football players who represented the nation in the Copa Centroamericana and the first ever appearance in the Gold Cup, has been invited to play professional football in America. He was officially signed to the Houston Hurricanes Football Club on Thursday June 5. He joins his colleague, Deon McCauley, who was recruited to the Atlanta Silverbacks.

Head coach for the Hurricanes, Brendan Keyes told the press in Houston that the Hurricanes is excited that Mariano will be able to play with them in the Texas Premier Soccer League, which began last year. Keyes said that Mariano’s recruitments was made in consideration of improvement for the Hurricanes, which will be assisted with the acquisition of 3 or 4 other “quality players”.

Speaking about the big opportunity, Mariano told the American sporting press that he’s excited about joining the team, to seek a higher level of skill and to make Belizeans proud of his accomplishments.

In addition to making the National Team, Mariano has played on the Semi-pro teams, Juventus, BDF FC, and Police United FC. Before being signed to the Hurricanes, he was playing in the FFB President’s Cup on team Estrellas FC.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014 12:55