Lake Tapps native Vickers is off to New Zealand

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LAKE TAPPS, WA—Cam Vickers is off to New Zealand it was announced today as the local soccer speedster takes his game to another country. Vickers (Auburn Riverside High School), who played for Sonoma State in college, honed his skills locally with Tacoma Tide FC in the PDL. Eventually Vickers played in the USL (USA 3rd Division) for Arizona United after a two-year run with the Dayton Dutch Lions. He also played indoors for the Tacoma Stars.

Here’s the press release:

The KSA, Inc. is very happy to officially announce that our client, Cameron ‘Cam’ Vickers, has signed a contract with Lower Hutt City AFC of Central Premier League, in New Zealand!

Vickers, a US citizen, is entering his 4th professional season, after having stints with Phoenix FC (2013), Dayton Dutch Lions (2014) and with Arizona United (2015), all in USL! This signing marks Cam’s first time playing outside USA! He has arrived in NZ and is looking forward to get started!

Vickers is a dynamic, speedy and technical right footed midfielder/winger, who is a former Sonoma State University player and also played with the Portland Timbers U23 in PDL, prior to signing his first professional contract in 2013. Lower Hutt City AFC made a direct offer for Vickers, as they rate him highly and they are excited to have him with the club going forward. He is an attacking minded midfielder/winger, who can play on the flanks, using his speed and technical ability to create and finish goal scoring opportunities. His work ethic, character and leadership will contribute to helping his club to a successful season!

We wish Cam all the best in New Zealand, with his new club!

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