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Forward Santi Moar Signs With Phoenix Rising For 2020 Season

By Phoenix Rising Communications, 12/03/19, 1:45PM MST


Second team USL Championship selection tallied 11 goals and six assists in 2019

PHOENIX (December 3, 2019) —Phoenix Rising Football Club announced today that forward Santi Moar has signed with the club for the 2020 season pending league approval. Per club policy, the terms of the contract will not be made public.

“As a professional, you always thrive to play and be amongst the best and Phoenix has proven to be the best in this league,” Moar said. “When an opportunity like this comes your way, you have to embrace it and go for it, and I am hungry to be part of something even better in 2020.”

Moar, a second-team USL Championship selection, most recently played with USL side New Mexico United. In 33 matches with the club, Moar scored 11 goals and tallied six assists in 2,660 minutes played.

Prior to his time with New Mexico United, Moar spent his first two professional seasons playing with USL Championship side Bethlehem Steel FC. In 63 appearances with Steel FC, Moar scored 12 goals and dished out 14 assists.

Moar was selected 82nd overall by the Philadelphia Union in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft prior to signing with Bethlehem Steel FC.

With the addition of Moar, the club has 13 players officially signed for the 2020 season.

2020 Phoenix Rising Roster
José Aguinaga
Solomon Asante
Kyle Bjornethun
Joey Calistri
A.J. Cochran
Joe Farrell
Junior Flemmings
Adam Jahn
Kevon Lambert
Austin Ledbetter
Zac Lubin
Santi Moar
Corey Whelan

About Phoenix Rising FC 
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history and the 2019 USL Regular Season Title Winners. The club also holds the record for the longest win streak in American professional soccer history at 20 matches. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, Advantage Sports Union CEO, Alex Zheng, club governor Berke Bakay, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is applying for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion and currently plays in the USL Championship, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world.  The team also owns FC Tucson, which brings USL League One professional soccer to Southern Arizona.  For season tickets or more information call 623-594-9606 or visit You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub) or by downloading the Official Team App in the App Store or Google Play.