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Rowdies midfielder Richard Menjivar named NASL player of the week

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With the Tampa Bay Rowdies’ postseason hopes hanging in the balance, midfielder Richard Menjivar came through in the clutch, scoring the game-winner in a 1-0 triumph over the Carolina RailHawks Saturday. Menjivar’s performance not only vaulted the Rowdies back into pole position in the race for the final postseason spot – it also netted the Salvadoran international North American Soccer League (NASL) Player of the Week honors. “I’m excited to be named Player of the Week, but more than anything,…

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Rowdies lose new midfielder to El Salvadorian nat’l team for summer

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies’ newly acquired midfielder, Richard Menjivar, will miss the rest of the Rowdies’ spring season, and presumably the beginning of their fall season, to join the El Salvadorian national team for the summer. La Selecta, as the team is affectionately known, will be preparing for and playing in both Gold Cup and World Cup qualifiers over the next couple months. Their first match will be a friendly against Chile this Friday, June 5, the day before the…

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