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Men's Soccer

The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team competes at the NJCAA Division I level and plays its home games at the Knox County YMCA. Men’s soccer began as an intercollegiate sport at Sandburg in 2008, but the College has also fielded a number of club teams throughout its history.

Region IV Champions Division Champions

2020-21 Men's Soccer Roster
2020-21 roster
High School
Leonardo Amorim So. Sanata Catarina, Brazil Colegio Catarinese Florianopolis
Felipe Petry So. Barao, Brazil Instituto Estadul de Educacao
Iker Sanchez So. Miami, Fla. Immaculata LaSalle
Kale Stevenson Fr. Cowdenbeath, Scotland Cowdenbeath
Nathan Caltram Fr. Sao Paulo, Brazil Colegio Tecnico de Limeira
Thiago Alcantara Fr. Sao Paulo, Brazil Colegio Portinari de Limeira
Lucas Oliveira Dantas So. Minas Gerais, Brazil Cotegmig-Belo Horizonte
Matehus Andrade Fr. Sao Paulo, Brazil Colegio Brasil Objectivo
Daniel Guarra Dos Santos So. Fortaleza, Brazil Colegio Nossa Senhora das Gracas
Sebastiao Neto Fr. Centro, Brazil Colegio Decisao
Lucas Gomes So. Sao Paulo, Brazil ETEC Prefefeito Alberto Feres
Thales Rodrigues Fr. Joao Pessoa, Brazil Colegio Motiva do Miramar
Theo Rodrigues Fr. Joao Pessoa, Brazil Colegio Motiva do Miramar
Eniola Abiola Asogbon Fr. Abeokuta, Nigeria Segun Odegbami Sports Academy
Danilo Arsic Fr. Berlin, Germany Friedrich-Ebert Gymnasium
Juan David Leal So. Bogota, Colombia Colegio Beato Jordan de Sajonia
Robert Lian Fr. Monmouth, Ill. Monmouth-Roseville
Pedronel Herrera Fr. Cali, Colombia Colegio Claret
Luis F. Cuevas So. Ponce, Puerto Rico Vocational Bernardino Cordero
Lucas Mitihiro Sueyoshi Fr. Sao Paulo, Brazil Colegio Sao Jose, Santa Andre
Jamesley Paul Fr. Key West, Fla. Key West
Guylberson Camille Fr. Key West, Fla. Key West
Roldy Geneus Fr. Orlando, Fla. Evans
Older Geneus Fr. Orlando, Fla. Evans
Jordan Delgado Ramos Fr. Orlando, Fla. Evans
Israel Guardado Fr. Cabot, Ark. Cabot
Axel Garcia Fr. Cabot, Ark. Cabot
Mason Martinez Fr. Galesburg, Ill. Galesburg
Wyatt Mayor So. Galesburg, Ill. Galesburg
Isaiah Mowen Fr. Galesburg, Ill. Galesburg
Yousef Elberngi Fr. Bolingbrook, Ill. Bolingbrook


Head coach: Kevwe Akpore
Assistant coaches: Victor Dantas

2020-21 Men's Soccer Schedule

2020-21 Schedule

Overall record: 0-0
Region IV record: 0-0
2020-21 schedule
Saturday, April 10 2 p.m. Kishwaukee Malta
Tuesday, April 13 4 p.m. Kankakee HOME
Saturday, April 17 2 p.m. McHenry County Crystal Lake
Wednesday, April 21 2 p.m. Lake County HOME
Saturday, April 24 2 p.m. Morton HOME
Tuesday, April 27 4 p.m. DuPage HOME
Saturday, May 1 2 p.m. Bryant & Stratton Wauwatosa, Wis.
Tuesday, May 4 4 p.m. South Suburban HOME
Monday, May 10 4 p.m. Triton River Grove


All home games played at Knox County YMCA

Coaching Staff


Head Coach

Kevwe Akpore

Kevwe Akpore took over as interim coach of the Carl Sandburg College men's soccer team during the 2017 season and was promoted to head coach shortly after the conclusion of that season.

Sandburg’s 6-1 win over McHenry County in Akpore’s debut matched the team’s largest margin of victory in 2017 and was the Chargers’ highest scoring output of the year. Akpore also was an assistant for Sandburg in 2016 and serves as an adjunct criminal justice instructor at the College.

Akpore has been a staple of the Galesburg soccer community for nearly three decades. He served as the women’s soccer coach at Knox from 2001-02 after a three-year stint as an assistant, and he was the Prairie Fire’s men’s soccer coach from 2010-11. He also spent several years as a midfielder with FC Galesburg and has volunteered as a coach with the Knox County YMCA and Galesburg High School.

Akpore and his wife, Tracy, reside in Galesburg and have adult twin daughters, Kiara and Sade, who played collegiately at Southern Illinois Edwardsville.

Assistant Coaches

Victor Dantas
Oscar Navaez
Ryan Wessling