When Paul Hayes learned his Queens College men’s soccer team was going to play the New York Cosmos in a spring game last week, he was ecstatic.
After all, it’s not every day you play a professional team, especially one with a reputation of the Cosmos. That is the team of Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, Carlos Alberto and Giorgio Chinaglia, among other greats. READ
Kaan Ilgin has made a team. Now, he wants to make the A team.
After trying out for the New York Cosmos B team last week, the Mattituck High School senior was told he had earned a spot on the second team, which will play in the National Premier Soccer League this season.
While the midfielder-forward was quite happy he earned a spot on Cosmos B, he has some higher aspirations as well — the A team — the side that performs in the North American Soccer League. (more…)
Mattituck High School soccer standout Kaan Ilgin is trying out for the New York Cosmos B team.
Ilgin, a key component of the Tuckers’ New York State Class B championship team, was among prospective candidates vying for a spot on the Cosmos reserve side that will play in the National Premier Soccer League this spring and summer. (more…)