Eagles Add Pair of Teammates to 25th Anniversary Season Roster
Monday, April 24, 2017
Charlotte Adds Four New Faces
Charlotte, NC – The Charlotte Eagles have added a pair of teammates to the 2017 25th anniversary team. Shavon John-Brown, Mutaya Mwape, Andrew Revanales, and Ashley Sibisi have all been added to the Eagles roster.
Shavon John-Brown, was born in Montreal, Quebec and holds Grenadian citizenship. He just finished his Junior season at Alderson Broaddus University where he scored nine goals and six assists for the Battlers in 19 games started. “Shavon is a dangerous attacking player, very good 1v1,” commented Eagles Head Coach Dave Dixon. “He has the ability to stretch teams and will be a handful for defenders. He has great experience with his national team that will benefit our team.” John-Brown was named the 2016 Grenada Footballer of the Year. He also scored three goals against for Grenada in 2017 Caribbean Cup Qualification. John-Brown was also named the GMAC Offensive Player of the Year.
Mutaya Mwape, a native of Lusaka, Zambia finished his Freshman season at Lindsey Wilson College where he scored 11 goals and seven assists in 16 games started and played. The midfielder played in the 2016 PDL season for the Ocean City Nor’Easters. “Mutaya is a really exciting player,” added Dixon. “Very quick and technical, dangerous 1v1 player. He will be another fun and exciting player to watch during the summer.”
Andrew Revanales, a Forward from Arima, Trinidad and Tobago finished his Junior season at Lindsey Wilson College. In 17 games started he scored 20 goals and 11 assists for the Blue Raiders. Revanales finished 8th in the NAIA in goals scored. “Andrew is a pacey attacking player that we will look to use to stretch opposing defenses,” commented Dixon. “Around goal, he is dangerous creating for himself and has the ability to set up other players. He has the potential to be a top goal scorer in our league.”
Ashley Sibisi, originally from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe just finished his Freshman season at Alderson Broaddus with eight goals scored and six assists. Sibisi won the Freshman of the Year for the GMAC and tied his teammate John-Brown for the league lead in goals and ranked second in the league in assists. “Ashley is a strong and powerful attacking player,” notes Dixon. “He is good on the dribble and will be a dangerous player for us both on the flank and in central positions.”
The Charlotte Eagles will open their season on Wednesday, May 10th as they host Chattanooga FC in the first round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The 2017 PDL season kicks off at home against longtime rival Wilmington Hammerheads at Charlotte Christian School on Saturday, May 13th.
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