Bay Area Ambassadors

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Bay Area Ambassadors
Full name Bay Area Ambassadors Football Club
Nickname(s) Ambassadors
Founded 2009
Stadium Gladiator Stadium
Hayward, California
Ground Capacity 1,000
Owners Fiji Arif Khan
Nigeria Tony Igwe
Head Coaches Nepal Ajit Rana
United States Roland Tillak
League National Premier Soccer League
2010 4th, West-Northern Conference
Playoffs: Divisional Semi Finals
Current season

Bay Area Ambassadors was an American soccer team based in Hayward, California, United States. Founded in 2009, the team played in National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), a national amateur league at the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Northwest Division.

The team played its home games at Gladiator Stadium on the campus of Chabot College, where they played since 2009. The team's colors were white, black and red.



2011 roster[edit]

Source: [1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Sergio Valle
2 Germany MF Stefan Clemens
4 Pakistan MF Kamran Khan
6 United States DF Dannylo Ayllon
7 Brazil FW Pedro Osorio (soccer)
12 Nepal FW Aneesh Rana [1]
14 United States MF Jordan Keyes [2]
16 United States DF Mohammed Samy
14 Afghanistan DF Yusef Samy
18 United States DF Jordan Grider [3]
19 United States MF Francis Lopez
20 Liberia FW Sylvester Kaar [4]
22 United States MF Jasko Begovic
No. Position Player
24 Pakistan DF Jadid Khan
00 United States GK Harris Smiler
17 Russia FW Igor Charsov
United States FW Mark Araujo [5]
United States MF Ernesto Benitez
United States Jorge Hernandez (soccer)
Serbia FW Zlatan Kuckovic [6]
United States GK Derek Leslie
India MF Imone Mohanta
United States Ricardo Ramirez (soccer)
Serbia GK Zlatan Sahmanovic
United States Avninder Sohal


Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2009 4 NPSL 3rd, Western Divisional Semi Finals Did not enter
2010 4 NPSL 4th, Northwest Divisional Semi Finals 1st Round
2011 4 NPSL 4th, West-Northern Did not qualify Did not qualify
2012 4 NPSL 1st, West-Northern TBD Did not qualify

Head coaches[edit]