GRFC names 18-man squad for Rog Garner Charity match at 5/3rd Ballpark

Captain Noble Sullivan will once again lead GRFC into 5/3rd Ballpark, this time on October 14th as the Boys in Blue host the La Raza All-Stars in a charity match benefiting local soccer legend Roger Garner and the American Cancer Society.

Hoops FC t-shirtsLewis Robinson gets his first shot on the sidelines for the men’s team after taking over as Director of Soccer Operations in September.

The always smiling Garner, known around Grand Rapids soccer circles as “The Godfather”, was diagnosed with Multiple Myloma in February. Since then, Rog has worked as the GRFC Women’s Director of Game Day Operations.

Familiar faces like Nick Abdoo, Tarwo Konbloa, Gabe Mateo, Elmedin Zukic and Caleb Postlewait will once again don the local blue in their matchup against the best of the best form the to Hispanic League in West Michigan.


The 18 players named to play on October 14th are:

1 – Beau Prey (GK)
2 – Jalen Rodriguez
5 – Nick Groenewold
6 – AJ Dufendach
7 – Anes Suhonic
9 – Elmedin Zukic
10 – Zac McCabe
11 – Caleb Postlewait
12 – Mason Darling
13 – Gabe Mateo
14 – Noble Sullivan (C)
16 – Tarwo Konbloa
17 – Spencer McDonald
19 – Nick Capisciolto
20 – Jeo Pantoja
21 – Josh Robison
22 – TJ VanSlooten
23 – Nick Abdoo


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Born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI. Classically trained in rooting for the losers. Watched Isiah hobble off the court at The Palace, Barry walk away from the Fords and 119 losses for the Tigers. Passionate about our local pro sports franchises here in Beer City USA.