Royal Palm Beach Strikers Victorious

The Royal Palm Beach Strikers U-12 boys competitive soccer team has won four consecutive tournaments. The Strikers are off to an incredible 2014-15 season. Coached by Mal Hasan, the boys have shown endurance and competitive spirit. They won the Vero Cup, the Tampa Bay Labor Day Showcase and the Goal to Goal Cup – Region A. On Sept. 28, the team defeated Weston Black in the finals at the United Soccer Cup in Plantation. The team is now ranked No. 4 in the state. (Front row, L-R) Vicente De Brito, Trey Thomas, Esteban Ramirez, Matthew Palma, Luis Sanchez, Rafael Moriera and Caleb Walker; (back row) coach Mal Hasan, Adam Morales, Oneil Dawes, Franco Arancibia, Nicolas Ramirez and assistant coach Duane Thomas.