2013 All-Gazette boys' soccer team -- Gazette.Net


Player of the Year

Arion Sobers


Senior Forward

The catalyst of the Stags' offense scored 20 goals for the WCAC champions, including six in the playoffs

Kelvin Amaya

High Point

Senior Goalkeeper

A vocal and tactical leader, Amaya recorded nine shutouts for the two-loss Eagles

Ricardo Garcia


Senior Midfielder

Controlled the middle with class for Andre Ferguson's club; scored 10 goals, assisted 9

Michael Johnson


Junior Defender

Technically brilliant back poured in 13 goals and assisted five more

Kelly Marah


Junior Forward

Unstoppable in the final third, Marah scored 21 goals in 2013 and has 46 in two years

Adam Matthews


Senior Defender

A three-year letterman, helped bolster Bowie's remarkable defense all year

Oliver Meade

Eleanor Roosevelt

Senior Midfielder

Capped tenure as a three-year starter with eight goals and five assists

Steve Momenya


Junior Midfielder

Playmaker in the middle contributed 12 goals and 14 assists toward an historic season

Rodney Ngoh


Junior Defender

Fast, physical and deadly on set pieces, led Cavaliers with 16 goals

Kobe Osei Wusu


Senior Midfielder

Made the most of his senior year by scoring six goals and assisting five

Tariq Sharif


Senior Midfielder

Team leader in assists and runner-up in goals also captained the talented Jaguars

Coach of the Year

Sadak Abukar


2nd season

Led Parkdale, his alma mater, to the first state semifinals appearance in school history, upsetting top-seeded High Point along the way

Second Team

Philip Adu, Bladensburg, senior, midfielder; Joseph Conti, DeMatha, senior, defender; Adam Diagabate, Northwestern, senior, midfielder; Brandon Ernest, Riverdale Baptist, senior, goalkeeper; Andre Ferguson Jr., Crossland, junior, midfielder; Eric Gonzalez, High Point, senior, defender; Gabe Jenkins, Bishop McNamara, defender; Denis Lopez, Parkdale, junior, midfielder; Omar Moran, Bowie, senior, midfielder; Ebin Quijada, High Point, senior, forward; Sekou Sackor, Central, senior, midfielder

Honorable Mention

Marcus Harris, Riverdale Baptist, senior, forward; Sorie Kargbo, Charles H. Flowers, senior, defender; Nyakeh Karimu, Charles H. Flowers, senior, forward; Ian Kisakye, Laurel, senior, defender; Brenden LeMaster, Bowie, junior, goalkeeper; Jesus Martinez, Parkdale, junior, defender; Steve Mbappe, Crossland, senior, defender; Jacob Miller, Eleanor Roosevelt, senior, defender; Tulio Monkam, Central, senior, midfielder; Oluwatobi Motajo, Bowie, senior, defender; Karl Ominiabohs, Gwynn Park, senior, midfielder; A.J. Read, DeMatha, senior, defender; Elfried Sanabria, Northwestern, senior, defender; Jeffrey Sanchez, Laurel, senior, defender; Salmineo Sherman, Surrattsville, senior, forward; Adam Sidibe, Bladensburg, senior, forward; Oscar Ventura, High Point, senior, defender; Davonte Williams, Surrattsville, senior, defender