UPSL National Player Of The Week: GAM United FC's Michael Sarpong

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LOS ANGELES - July 11, 2018 - PRLog -- GAM United FC forward Michael Sarpong has been named UPSL National Player of the Week. A native of Ghana, Sarpong had two goals and two assists in a 6-2 victory over FC Greeley in a UPSL Pro Premier Colorado Conference game on Sunday, July 8, 2018.

Sarpong started and played 90 minutes for GAM United FC (4-3-1 overall), which fell just short of a playoff spot in its UPSL Pro Premier Colorado Conference promotion season.

Objectively the fastest player in the UPSL Colorado Conference, Sarpong scored nine goals in eight games as GAM United FC earned promotion last season. With his two-goal performance vs. FC Greeley, Sarpong had eight goals in eight games this season.

The UPSL National Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season by members of the league and journalists covering the UPSL.


WEEK 1 – Henry Bane (Savannah Clovers FC)
WEEK 2 – Austin Savage (Lowcountry United FC)
WEEK 3 – Salifu Jatta (Western Nevada FC)
WEEK 4 – Jeferson Escobar (Kern County Mustangs FC)
WEEK 5 – No selection
WEEK 6 – Jack Slavik (Newport FC)
WEEK 7 – Christian Gordillo (Cal United FC II)
WEEK 8 – Izu Nnoli (L.A. Roma FC)
WEEK 9 – No selection
WEEK 10 – No selection
WEEK 11 – Erivaldo Oliveira Da Silva (C-Ville FC)
WEEK 12 – No selection
WEEK 13 – Osanie Reid (Winter Haven United FC)
WEEK 14 – David Godinez-Chavez (JASA RWC)
WEEK 15 – Matt Clare (RWB Adria Chicago)
WEEK 16 – Thomas Deslongchamps (Milwaukee Bavarian SC)
WEEK 17 – Chris Freeman (Aurora Borealis SC)
WEEK 18 – Michael Sarpong (GAM United FC)

United Premier Soccer League

The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 200 teams in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 300-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards.

UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

More information about UPSL can be found at or by following the league on Facebook ( and Twitter (@upslsoccer).

Contact UPSL:
Direct: 310-415-5691

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