The Miami FC 2 Earns Four Sunshine Conference Best Xl Awards

Jul 13, 2018

MIAMI – The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) released its Conference Best Xls today, including the Miami FC 2’s Sunshine Conference.

Miami FC 2 finished the regular season at the top of the Sunshine Conference, scoring the most goals of any team (30) and conceding the fewest (5). This consistent excellence from the squad throughout the regular season earned Miami FC 2 three Sunshine Conference Best Xl nods and the Coach of the Year.

In his first season with the club, Paul Dalgish led MFC 2 to an 8-1-3 record in the Sunshine Conference, earning him the Sunshine Conference Coach of the Year honor.

Veteran defender Mason Trafford was named to the Best Xl after leading a conference-best defense. Miami FC 2 allowed only five goals in 12 matches, tied for the third best mark out of all 96 NPSL teams.

Midfielder Dylan Mares was strong in every facet of the game during the 2018 season, scoring four goals and assisting on two others.

Forward Jaime Chávez was nearly unstoppable in 2018, scoring a team-best nine goals and assisting on two others.

The Miami FC 2 is set to host Jacksonville Armada FC this Saturday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas University in the Sunshine Conference Championship match. Tickets for the Conference Championship are still available at, by calling 844-MIAMIFC or in person at the Bobcat Field ticket office on Match Day.  Tickets are $15 for adults and kids 12 and under are free.