FC Santa Clarita Storm



Santa Clarita will begin play March 8th vs Revolution FC
Published Feb 29, 2020

Santa Clarita Storm returns to play in the United Premier Soccer League this Spring. However, because the Storm took the fall of 2019 off the team will return to Division II instead of Division 1 where the Storm played since the development of the Pro Relegation system. The storm will now have to either win the conference or win in the playoffs to be promoted back into Division 1.  


Santa Clarita will Open the first game on the road against Revolution FC a veteran team in Division II and the two teams will be facing each other for the first time.


Coach Oscar Moreno has been preparing a line up that will include a number of veterans from last year. Strikers -Andres Zalamea, David Karapetyan, Marco Naccrati, Christian Esanl.

Midfielders -John Lopez, Branddon Candu, Kevin Mendez, Jack Smith, Miguel Torres, and Ayowale Aro

Defenders -Andi Marni, Jovany Arriaga, Steven Bobadilla, 

and Goal Keeper Miguel Granados, 

Moreno has also signed several new players that will add to the roster establishing a good competitive team. 

Denis Josimar-Defender, Derrick Kitacyiga -defending midfielder, Mario Torres and Miguel Galindo both will play in the midfield along with Giovanni Duran, Giovanni Mendez and Cesar Lopez for the Storm. 

The United Premier Soccer League spring season kicks off the weekend of March 7th and 8th with the Storm on the road to face Revolution FC on Sunday, March 8th in a match that kicks off at 6:00 PM at the Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest California. Santa Clarita Storm will host Newhall Premier at the Glendale Sports Complex on March 15th in an 8:00 pm Match.


Futbol Club Santa Clarita is a professional development team established in 2006 operating in the United Premier Soccer League. The largest National Developmental League in the United States Sanctioned by the USASA and US Soccer Federation. The National Developmental League with a Pro/Relegation system.

Santa Clarita Storm continuously gives opportunities to talented players. Those looking for such an opportunity may register online at www.futbolclubsantaclarita.com/tryouts