Rochester Lancers
2019 Season Tickets Are Now On Sale, $99 - 3 Teams, All Games, Free Parking

Years with the Lancers: 1970-1978 (midfield)

Born: Accra, Ghana

Played more seasons with the Rochester Lancers than any other player.  Competed for 5 years in his native Ghana in the 1960’s, earning a spot on the Ghana National Team and representing his country in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.  Came to the United States in 1968 and started his US career with the Washington Whips of the NPSL (forerunner to the North American Soccer League). Played for the Syracuse Scorpions in the American Soccer League in 1969 and part of 1970, before coming to the Lancers.  Helped the Lancers to their only NASL title in 1970. Selected as the Lancers Most Valuable Player in 1973. He was known as “The Man Who Marked Pelé”, as he was responsible for shadowing Pelé every time the Lancers faced the Cosmos.   Joined the Major Indoor Soccer League Buffalo Stallions in the 1979-1980 season before retiring from professional soccer.

Became the assistant coach of the Rochester Raging Rhinos in 1996 and held that position for 9 seasons, which included winning three A-League championships in 1998, 1999 and 2001 and the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup title in 1999.  

Years Games Goals Assists Points
1970 6 1 0 2
1971 14 0 1 1
1972 8 0 0 0
1973 18 2 2 6
1974 20 1 2 4
1975 17 2 2 6
1976 17 1 2 4
1977 19 1 3 5
1978 6 0 0 0
Total 125 8 12 28

 

2019 The Rochester Lancers Indoor Team is back! Indoor Games will be played at the New Dome Arena and Outdoor Games will be played at Aquinas Institute. Lancers Home Opener will be Friday, Jan 4 2019. Season Tickets for ALL 3 Lancers Teams are only $99 for a limited time! Come watch almost 20 games and FREE Parking for less than $100. Please call 585-872-KICK for special events, birthday & group tickets or sponsorship opportunities. 

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