The Puerto Rico Islanders are pleased to announce the signing of captain Noah Delgado for his eight consecutive years with the team. Delgado will wear the Islanders’ jersey once again for 2011 NASL Season, the CFU Championship and eventually de CONCACAF Champions League.
The Puerto Rico national has always been known by his consistency and leadership. “Noah has been a very important piece of this franchise since 2004. He is a leader on and off the court. It was very important for us to keep him on the team and we are very happy to have accomplished that”, said Islanders’ head coach Colin Clarke.
“I am very happy to be back with the Islanders. We have a very good core of players returning with some good new talent. We have a lot of goals this year with the NASL, CFU and Concacaf Champions League. I am looking forward to another successful year for the islanders”, said Islanders’ captain Noah Delgado.
The 2010 USSF D-2 Champions will begin their 2011 NASL season on April 9th when they face Carolina at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. The CFU Championship will initiate in Puerto Rico on April 13th when they will face Walking Boyz, Co of Surinam.
The Islanders will have their home opener on April 26 against the NSC Minnesota Stars at the Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium, also known as “La Islandera”.