officially named now as the team historian.
With the promotion of becoming the team historian, Scorca is responsible for tracking all of the players¹ stats, as well as club stats and club history. Aside from his statistical responsibility, Scorca will be contributing a weekly blog on the club site.
Scorca, 53, has been dedicated to following south Florida soccer for the past several decades from the Honduran national team to all the professional teams and even youth teams in the area. With impressive knowledge of the game and providing great insight in tracking players¹ careers, he has provided the community in the past with written blogs and columns that will help Strikers fans track their favorite team even closer now.
"Robert's unparalleled passion and knowledge of South Florida soccer history and that of Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium, the home of the Strikers make
him a natural for this position," stated NASL Communications Director Kartik Krishnaiyer, who has known Scorca for years.
Scorca begins his new role as club historian immediately.
Miami FC honored South Florida soccer legends with a Gala dinner in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, December 2, 2010. Several of the most notable Striker legends were in attendance discussing the future of the club as the team was reunited last night in celebrating the rebirth of the Strikers.
"It was an electric atmosphere! Hearing the stories, laughter and watching these legends of the game reconnect was special. It's what the return of the Strikers is all about - family and passion. We take great pride in perpetuating the Strikers legacy and look forward to writing the next chapter of this storied franchise with the full support of those who embodied the Strikers spirit in South Florida," said Commercial Director Tommy Knapp.
Some of the guests that attended the dinner included not only former Striker FC players, but also former Miami Fusion players and Miami FC/Traffic Sports front office executives. Some of the more notable legends in attendance included Teofilo Cubillas , Arnie Mausser, Branko Segota and Ian Bishop. The night included a presentation by the Miami FC front office that featured the plans for the franchise and the direction in which it is heading.