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The U19B, FC Packers, team, which includes: Ahmed Ahmed, Khalid Ahmed, Jhulendra Barakoti, Amir Basnet, Ram Dahal, Ramesh Dahal, Sagar Dhakal, Khem Ghalley, Buddhi Khapangi, Barsha Magar, Mohamed Mohamed, Dinesh Mongar, Arjun Monger, Purna Monger, Suman Monger, Jalan Rai and Ramesh Thapaliya. Submitted photo

Soccer Club makes first 'new American' team

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The West Fargo Soccer Club has reached a personal milestone with its U19B "FC Packers" team, which played in its first tournament, the Tri-City Tournament in Fargo, on Sunday, June 30.


The U19B team is the first entire team to be formed from "new Americans" and those waiting to become American citizens.

The team is made up of 14 players from Nepal and three from Somalia. They range from ages 15 to 19 and all are West Fargo students.

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