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UPSL NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ginga Atlantas Alberto Ciroi

Ciroi Becomes The First Ever Three-Time Winner Of The Weekly Award
Published Feb 18, 2021

February 18, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – Ginga Atlanta's Alberto Ciroi has been selected UPSL National Player of the Week.

A native of Udine, Italy, Ciroi made two saves - including a penalty stop - in a 1-0 victory in a UPSL 2020 Fall Season Southeast Region Final on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. Ciroi played 90 minutes as Ginga Atlanta (19-0-0 overall) maintained its perfect record.

Ciroi is the first ever three-time winner of the UPSL Player of the Week award. This is the seventh time a Ginga Atlanta player has won the weekly vote this season. 

A member of the 2018 Baker University National Junior College National Championship team, Ciroi previously played for Duluth FC (NPSL), and was the 2019 Sun Belt Tournament Most Outstanding Player last season as a member of the Coastal Carolina University (NCAA) team.

The UPSL National Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season by members of the league and journalists covering the UPSL, and decided by the fans via Twitter poll..


WEEK 1 – Akinni James (Seas Jamaica United FC)
WEEK 2 – Jeffrey Otoo (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 3 – Akinni James (Seas Jamaica United FC)

WEEK 4 – Alberto Ciroi (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 5 – Daniel Tshiani (Germantown City FC)
WEEK 6 – Mohamed Mohamed (Olimpia FC)

WEEK 7 – Ahmed Yerow (Club El Azul)
WEEK 8 – Marlon Preciado (EFA Metro)

WEEK 9 – Marlon Preciado (EFA Metro)
WEEK 10 – Wilfredo Melendez (Florida Fusion SC)
WEEK 11 – Vander Lee (Orlando City SS HC)
WEEK 12 – Ade Abebogun (Real Irving CD)
WEEK 13 – Rajay Wright (Seas Jamaica United FC)
WEEK 14 – Samuel Solomon (N.Va. United FC) & Ashley Morrissey (PB Breakers)
WEEK 15 – Deon McCaulay (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 16 – Colby Burdette (Palm Beach Breakers)
WEEK 17 – Diego Pantuza (CFL GOSA Spurs)
WEEK 18 – Akinni James (Seas Jamaica United FC)
WEEK 19 – Alberto Ciroi (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 20 – Muhammed Ali (Diaspora United CC)
WEEK 21 – Welder Barros Perreira (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 22 – Theo Givens (Round Rock SC)
WEEK 23 – Deon McCaulay (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 24 – David Robinson (Jacksonville FC)
 – Alberto Ciroi (Ginga Atlanta)