Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Saad joins Wolves for senior year
September 11th, 2009 8:45AM
Subscribe to Youth Soccer Reporter

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Soony Saad, the 2008 Under-15/16 Development Academy Player of the Year, is returning to Dearborn, Mich., for his senior year of high school but will play for the Derby County Wolves, not Vardar, which he left last fall to enter the U.S. U-17 resident program.

He had previously played for the Wolves, winners of the 2009 U-15/16 Development Academy championship, earlier in his career.

"I lived in Bradenton, Fla., last year, playing on the U-17 national team," Saad told the Detroit News. "It was a great, wonderful experience. I trained every day, six days a week, and we played in France, Argentina and Chile. I definitely got the chance to see what soccer is like in different countries. They live for soccer in those countries, eat it, sleep it, everything. You could tell on the field, too. They seemed to always be thinking one step ahead of us."

He returned to Dearborn High School which he left in the middle of the 2008 fall season to move to Bradenton.

He plans on attending Michigan, where his brother Hamoody is a freshman.

Soony Saad heads what is again another excellent senior class for Michigan soccer.

The Detroit News' other top prospects, all Wolves players.

2. Josh Gatt, forward/midfielder. High school: Detroit Catholic Central. Club: Derby County Wolves. College: Indiana.

3. Reed Losee, forward. High school: Lake Orion. Club: Derby County Wolves. College: Northwestern.

4. Jordan Tyler, midfield/forward. High school: Rochester Stoney Creek. Club: Derby County Wolves. College: undecided.

5. Nate Hicklin, midfielder. High school: Troy. Club: Derby County Wolves. College: undecided.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
U.S. U-17 boys finish runner-up in India    
A free-kick goal with six minutes left in overtime gave South Korea a 2-1 win in ...
U.S. Club Soccer announces new league: ENPL for boys    
U.S. Club Soccer and the Elite Clubs National League have announced their collaboration to launch the ...
Ella Stevens named Girls Player of the Year    
Ella Stevens of Grayson, Georgia, was named 2015-16 Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year, ...
U.S. U-17 girls head to Italy for World Cup prep    
The U.S. U-17 girls national team continues its preparations for the U-17 Women's World Cup in ...
Roster: 26 players picked for U.S. U-16 girls camp    
Coach Jaime Frias, recently hired U.S. Soccer Development Coach, will run his first camp as U.S. ...
Roster: U.S. U-15 girls to train in Portland    
California and Georgia are the most represented states in the 26-player U.S. U-15 girls national team ...
U.S. U-17 boys beat India    
Will Sands scored twice on Andrew Carleton assists as the U.S. U-17 boys national team beat ...
Roster: U.S. U-18 women convene in California    
U.S. Soccer Women's Technical Director April Heinrichs has named a 26-player squad for a U.S. U-18 ...
Jaime Frias named U.S. Soccer Development Coach    
U.S. Soccer has hired University of Virginia assistant coach Jaime Frias as a U.S. Soccer Development ...
U.S. U-20 women head to Papua New Guinea    
The U.S. U-20 women's national team will hold a training camp and play two games May ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives