Junior Sandoval

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Sandoval and the second or maternal family name is López.
Junior Sandoval
Personal information
Full name Junior Josué Sandoval López
Date of birth (1990-10-13) October 13, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Quimistán, Honduras
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Youth career
2009 GPC Jaguars
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Atlanta FC 10 (0)
2010–2011 Puerto Rico Islanders 7 (0)
2011 Atlanta Silverbacks (loan) 15 (2)
2012–2013 Marathón 13 (1)
2014 Atlanta Silverbacks 23 (7)
2015 Jaguares de Córdoba 14 (1)
2016 Jacksonville Armada FC 16 (2)
2016– Fort Lauderdale Strikers 5
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October, 21st 2016.

Junior Josué Sandoval López (born October 13, 1990 in Quimistán) is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Jacksonville Armada FC of the North American Soccer League.


Youth and College[edit]

Sandoval grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia and attended Centennial High School in Roswell, Georgia before playing a year of college soccer at Georgia Perimeter College. He was the Jaguars' leading scorer as a freshman with 29 points on nine goals and 11 assists, and was named to the NJCAA All-Region First Team.[1][2]

Sandoval also played two seasons with Atlanta FC of the National Premier Soccer League, including their Lamar Hunt US Open Cup match against Charleston Battery in 2009.


Sandoval left college early and joined Puerto Rico Islanders on February 17, 2010.[3] He made his professional debut on April 18, 2010, in a 2010 CFU Club Championship game against Haitian side Racing des Gonaïves.[4] Puerto Rico loaned Sandoval to Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League on March 31, 2011.[5] Puerto Rico ended Sandoval's loan to Atlanta on August 12, 2011.[6]

Sandoval returned to Atlanta and joined the Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves for the first part of the 2012 season.[7] After 4 games, he signed for Marathón in his native Honduras.

In January 2016, Sandoval signed with Jacksonville Armada FC of the NASL.[8]


Puerto Rico Islanders[edit]


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