Foxborough Native Ali Mourtada Continues His Football Career with The Massachusetts Pirates

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NORWELL, Mass. - May 2, 2018 - PRLog -- Foxboro native Ali Mourtada, is now the kicker for the Massachusetts Pirates, the state's professional indoor football team, and has already made headlines being names a Special Teams Player of the Week by the National Arena League.

The Foxboro, Ma. native played football for the Warriors of Foxboro High School before competing collegiately at Pace University, where he set the school record with a 52-yard field goal his freshman year. Following Pace University, Mourtada played at Assumption College as a graduate transfer where he finished the season with 21 touchbacks, including 5 in one game against St. Anselm as their kickoff specialist. Following college Mourtada has spent time in the AFL and IFL with the Las Vegas Outlaws and Wichita Falls Knighthawks. Most recently Mourtada worked out for the Cleveland Browns and was selected to participate in the 2017 Spring League, which included players such as Greg Hardy and Ahmad Bradshaw, along with fellow Pirate Kaelin Burnett.

A member of the National Arena League, the Massachusetts Pirates will play all on their home games at the DCU in Worcester. The regular season will run through Saturday, August 4, 2018. Ninety percent of the Massachusetts Pirates roster has previously signed National Football League contracts and many of the players come for some of the biggest Division 1 college programs in the country.

"Ali is a talented athlete and earned this recognition," said Head Coach Ameer Ismail.  "The biggest improvement for the team last week was on special teams. In our upset win over Jacksonville Ali made 6 of 7 PATs and made his first field goal of the season from 26 yards."

About Massachusetts Pirates

The Massachusetts Pirates are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The Pirates play all home games at the DCU Center located at 50 Foster St. Worcester, MA. 01608. Pirate Nation Season Ticket Memberships for the 2018 season are now available. Pirate Nation Memberships start as low as $90.00. To become a Pirate Nation Season Ticket member or for more information on the Massachusetts Pirates please call (508) 452-MASS (6277), email or visit Follow the Pirates on facebook at on Instagram @mass.pirates, as well as Twitter @mass_pirates.
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