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​UPSL NATIONAL CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Ricardo Tapia and Paulo Ndenzako

Tapia and Ndenzako Both Received 38 Percent in Twitter Poll
Published Jun 10, 2021

June 10, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – City Soccer FC striker Ricardo Tapia and We United FC forward Paulo Ndenzako have been selected UPSL National Co-Players of the Week.

Ricardo Tapia scored all three goals in a 3-0 victory in a UPSL 2021 Spring Season Florida South Premier Division game on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Tapia played 90 minutes as City Soccer FC (6-2-3) secured another three points to move up to the third place on the table.

Paulo Ndenzako had four goals in a 5-3 victory in a UPSL 2021 Spring Season Expedition Division playoff game on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Ndenzako is the first player of We United FC to score 4 goals in a single game this season. Ndenzako and We United FC have advanced to the Expedition Final.

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, and decided by the fans via Twitter poll.


WEEK 1 – No selection
WEEK 2 – No selection
WEEK 3 – Fahrudin Dervisevic (Bowling Green FC)
WEEK 4 – Noel Roman (Pumas Premier)
WEEK 5 – Nathan Gutierrez (ISA)
WEEK 6 – Trystin Quintero (Boise Cutthroats FC)
WEEK 7 – David Siriboe (Hudson Valley Hammers)
WEEK 8 – Jeffrey Otoo (Atletico Atlanta)
WEEK 9 – Rodrigo Garcia (Pumas Premier)
WEEK 10 – Ali Fadal (OFC Barca)

WEEK 11 – Charlie Adams (Seacoast United SC Classics)
WEEK 12 – Rances Reneau (New York Contour United)
WEEK 13 – Ricardo Tapia (City Soccer FC) and Paulo Ndenzako (We United FC)