11/17/2008 3:36 PM
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Hewerton Moreira, Philadelphia KiXX
Hewerton Moreira recorded eight points in the KiXX 34-11 win over the Massachusetts Twisters Saturday night at the Wachovia Spectrum. Hewerton scored a three-point goal and two two-point goals for the hat trick and added an assist. Two of his goals were scored while the KiXX had a man advantage, including the game winner. The former Detroit Ignition standout signed with the KiXX as a free agent during the offseason. The 34 points scored by Philadelphia was a franchise high.
Other nominees for NISL Player of the Week included Pat Morris and Anthony Maher, who each also recorded eight points in the KiXX victory, and Baltimore’s Denison Cabral, who recorded a hat trick for Baltimore on Saturday night.
About the National Indoor Soccer League
The National Indoor Soccer League was launched in September of 2008 and consists of five founding members; the Baltimore Blast, La Raza de Monterrey, Philadelphia KiXX, Rockford Rampage and the Massachusetts Twisters. The NISL has formed a working relationship with the United Soccer Leagues (USL) and will become a member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
The NISL kicked off its inaugural season on Saturday with the Philadelphia KiXX defeating the Massachusetts Twisters, 34-11, and the Baltimore Blast defeating the Rockford Rampage, 14-4.