Local and International Players Participate in This Week’s Assessment/Combine

Posted on Jan 21, 2014 in News


Sacramento Republic FC is hosting an invite-only assessment or combine this week at Davis Legacy Soccer Complex. Thirty-six players are participating including representation from local youth clubs including BOCA, San Juan Soccer and Sacramento United. Two of the players, Tyler Scott (Sacramento, CA) and Emrah Klimenta (Walnut Creek, CA), were selected following their performances at the club’s open tryouts. Other notable athletes include international and EPL player Papa Boupa Diop and CSUS senior and featured talent in Sacramento Republic FC “Goal” video, Max Alvarez.

List of Assessment/Combine Participants

First Name Last Name Country Hometown
Josh  Phillips USA Olympia, WA
Michael Abalos USA San Juan Capistrano, CA
Adedoja Akinsanya USA Sacramento, CA
Max Alvarez USA Napa, CA
Chad Bond UK
Dakota Collins USA Temecula, CA
Tyson Crim USA Boise, ID
Fernando De Alba USA Stockton, CA
Christian Desir USA Portland, OR
Papa Boupa Diop Senegal Paris, France
Brian Fekete USA Plant City, FL
Lloyd Grist UK Wales
Octavio Guzman Mexico Bay Point, CA
Juan Pablo Guzman USA Charlotte, NC
Paul Islas USA Fresno, CA
Dominik Jakubek USA Santa Clara, CA
Isaac Kissi Ghana Brong-Ahafo, Ghana
Emrah Klimenta Montenegro Walnut Creek, CA
Jack Lane UK Macclesfield Town, UK
Diego Marroquin USA Petaluma, CA
Carlos Martinez Spain
Ross Middlemiss USA Arcata, CA
Stefani Miguoranzi Brazil
Matt Murphy USA Anaheim, CA
Roy Myre Norway Norway
Tyler Scott USA Sacramento, CA
Adam Smarte Liberia
Peter Smetz Germany Aachen, Germany
Tommy Stewart Ireland Craigavon, Ireland
Taylor Varnadore USA Sebastopol, CA
Jake Ward USA Chico, CA
Cesar Zamora USA Granada Hills, CA
Omar Zeeni USA Arcadia, CA


The week-long assessment allows coaching staff and Technical Director Graham Smith to evaluate each player’s skill set and conditioning. Select players will be invited to return on February 17 and participate in the club’s training camp.

Learn more about player tryouts.


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