PHOENIX (November 29, 2018) — Phoenix Rising Football Club announced today that goalkeeper Zac Lubin would return for the 2019 season. Per club policy, the details of the contract will not be made public.
Lubin officially signed with the club on February 6, 2018, and played 787 minutes in 9 appearances last season. The Montana native notched three clean sheets in 2018.
“Since day one I loved my time in Phoenix. From the ownership group, to the coaches, front office, day to day staff, and most importantly the fans. I’m very honored to have the opportunity to represent them again in 2019 and can’t wait to get started on winning more trophies.”
Lubin began his professional career in 2014 when he made 20 appearances for Swedish side IFK Luleå, recording five shutouts. In 2015, he appeared in 15 matches with Tulsa Roughnecks FC, collecting two shutouts. He then appeared in ten matches with Swope Park Rangers in 2016. In 2017, Lubin recorded five shutouts in 20 matches with Ljungskile SK.
Lubin becomes the seventh player officially announced for the 2019 roster.
About Phoenix Rising FC
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, Advantage Sports Union CEO, Alex Zheng, Executive Chairman of Kona Grill, Berke Bakay, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is one of 10 cities applying for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion and currently plays in the USL Championship, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world. In October 2017, Phoenix Rising FC acquired FC Tucson and is bringing USL League One professional soccer to Tucson beginning in the spring of 2019. For season tickets or more information call 623-594-9606 or visit PHXRisingFC.com. You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC), Snapchat (PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub).