Marlon Rojas

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Marlon Rojas
Personal information
Full name Marlon Rojas
Date of birth (1979-11-11) November 11, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Somerset Eagles (player/coach)
Youth career
2001–2002 Tampa Spartans
2000 St. John's Red Storm
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Police FC
2004 Joe Public
2005 Real Salt Lake 7 (0)
2006 Atlanta Silverbacks 9 (0)
2009 Bermuda Hogges 1 (0)
2010–present Somerset Eagles
National team
2004–2005 Trinidad and Tobago 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2009.

Marlon Rojas (born November 11, 1979 in Arima) is a Trinidadian footballer who currently is a player/coach at Bermudian side Somerset Eagles.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Rojas came to the United States to play college soccer, first with St. John's University, and then the University of Tampa, with whom he won the NCAA Division II Championship in 2001.

Professional[edit]

Upon graduating college, Rojas went back to Trinidad to play for Joe Public, before signing with Real Salt Lake prior to team's inaugural season in 2005. He only lasted with the team until June. Rojas also played a season with the Atlanta Silverbacks of the USL First Division in 2006[1]

Rojas joined the Bermuda Hogges of the USL Second Division in 2009,[2] and in doing so became the first non-Bermudian player in club history. In summer 2010 Rojas was named player/coach of Bermudian side Somerset Eagles.[3]

International[edit]

Rojas has played for the Trinidad and Tobago national team on various youth levels and has been a member of the squad during World Cup 2006 qualifiers. He currently has 23 caps.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "http://www.uslsoccer.com/teams/2006/roster/22296.html". Retrieved 7 June 2016.  External link in |title= (help)
  2. ^ "http://www.uslsoccer.com/teams/2009/6188091.html#STATS". Retrieved 7 June 2016.  External link in |title= (help)
  3. ^ Rojas appointed new coach of Somerset Eagles - Soca Warriors

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