Detroit Waza Flo vets stay to help lead team into MASL 2014-15 season

DETROIT - The first two Detroit Waza Flo professional indoor signings for the inaugural Major Arena Soccer League season are strong staples in the Waza program and successful veterans in the indoor arena.

Miki Djersilo is the returning captain for Waza Flo. He lead the team with 20 goals and 22 assists last season.

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"We're lucky to have one of the league's premier players on the team," said head coach Costea Decu. "He makes plays happen and has led our team to the success it has had. The passion he plays with is hard to rival and he will cause problems for opposing defenses."

Waza fans will be happy to also see the resigning of the towering target forward Worteh Sampson. Sampson was injured for most of last season but managed to dominate over the competition when he scored 6 goals and an assist in just 4 games.

"I don't want to put a figure on his production but his finesse and aggressive style will contribute in the form of goals," said team owner and assistant coach Dominic Scicluna on what to expect from Sampson. "Lots of them. Double-team him. Triple-team him. He'll find a way to score."

Regarding Sampson's injuries, Scicluna had this to say: "When a guy is that big, leg injuries are not uncommon. He has been rehabbing in the off season and I'm afraid for our opponents when he's 100 percent."

Detroit Waza Flo's first season home matchup is Saturday, Nov. 1 when they take on the Harrisburg Heat at 7:05 p.m. at Melvindale Civic Arena (4300 S Dearborn St, Melvindale, MI 48122).

Tickets prices are $12 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-12 years. Tickets can be purchased online here.  

The full schedule can be found right here.

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