Baldwinsville The Syracuse Silver Knights held open tryouts at the CNY Family Sports Centre on Jones Road Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and 26. The Silver Knights are a professional indoor soccer team in the Major Indoor Soccer League.
Fifty three players from around the world vied for a professional contract or an invitation to preseason camp. Kyle Roberts of Kansas and Edgar Palacios of Texas were at the CNY Family Sports Centre Sunday afternoon to tryout. They were impressed at the level of competition but confident about their own performances. Arsen Ismailove of Uzbekistan, a professional European indoor Futsal player, was also there trying out in the USA for the first time. With less than 20 slots available, all prospective players were charged up and playing their best.
The Syracuse Silver Knights will play their inaugural season (2011-12) at the Onondaga County War Memorial.