GEORGE PEREZ NAMED TO PUERTO RICO U-23 MEN’S SOCCER NATIONAL TEAM

George Perez FNU Soccer Player holding a National Champions trophy

HIALEAH, FL – For the first time ever, Florida National University will be represented on a National Team by a soccer player. The Conquistador, George Perez, was named to the Puerto Rico National Team U-23 squad for the 2019 CONCACAF MEN’S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING.

The 20-member squad will head to the Dominican Republic, for the Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying. The Puerto Rico U-23 team opens against Saint Lucia on Wednesday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. before taking on Antigua & Barbuda on Thursday, July 18 at 4:30 p.m. Play concludes for PR Saturday, July 20 against the Dominican Republic. Game kickoff at 4:30 p.m.

FNU Men’s soccer player, sophomore George Perez won 2 straight National Championship in the last two seasons.

RECAP OF THE YEAR! ⚽️🔥George PerezClassification: SOHometown: Anasco, Puerto Rico Florida National University #FNU #GoConquistadors

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Wednesday, December 26, 2018

PUERTO RICO U-23 MNT ROSTER – 2019 CONCACAF MEN’S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING

1- Joel Serrano
2-Ángel Molinari
3- Iván Ramírez
4-Juani O’Neill
5-Rodolfo Sulia
6-Walter Rodríguez
7-Joshua Calderón
8-Luis Cosme
9-Rodrigo Lloveras
10-Nicolas Cardona
11-Daniel Arce
12- Ryan López
13- Kevin Hernández,
14-Gerald Díaz
15-Mark Nieves
16-George Pérez
17-Carlos Matos
18-Lisandro Nuñez Pérez
19-Mateo Perez
20-Ricky Rivera

2019 CONCACAF MEN’S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING SCHEDULE

Picture of Puerto Rico Men's National Team with FNU Player George Perez

Wednesday, July 17
Puerto Rico U-23 MNT vs. Saint Lucia – 2:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, July 18
Puerto Rico U-23 MNT vs. Antigua & Barbuda – 4:30 p.m. ET

Saturday, July 20
Puerto Rico U-23 MNT vs. Dominican Republic – 4:30 p.m. ET

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director
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