Loncar is one of a handful of Chicago natives on the team. He attended Nequa Valley High School, and played for Eastern Illinois before finishing his collegiate career at DePaul University. … His playing career includes Red White Blue Adria, a Croatian club in Chicago, a member of the Premier League of America.
De la Cruz joins the Mustangs for his first season. He is a product of the Chicago Latin American Soccer Association in Chicago. CLASA is one of the top amateur leagues in the U.S. It is incorporated with FIFA and the U.S. Soccer Federation. The league dates back to 1967. … He attended prep school in Mexico.
Camarena is back for his fifth season with the Mustangs. He was a part of the Ron Newman Cup Championship team and won last indoor U.S. Open Cup title in 2013-14. … He attended Burlington Central High School.
Beard has spent four years playing in the MASL, before the Mustangs, he played for the Chicago Soul and Seattle Impact. … He graduated from Schaumburg High School. He had a brief stint with the Bradley Braves. … He has previously been selected to don the Red, White and Blue for the national indoor team.
Rojas has logged the majority of his career in Mexico playing for Cruz Azul, Pachuca, Leon, Tulancingo, Tampico, Murciélagos and Toros Neza. He helped Pachuca get promoted three times. He earned second-place finishes with Murcielagos and Tampico.
Pichardo boasts a successful playing career in Mexico. He played indoor for La Raza de Monterrey from 2006 to 2009. La Raza were PASL winners in 2007. He suited up for the national team for three years. He won a national team championship with Mexico in Montreal in 2008. In 2014, he was a part of the PASL Championship Monterrey Flash squad. … He is married to Alejandra Espinoza Hernandez and has one kid.
Loki has extensive experience playing soccer in Eastern Europe. He played in his native country of Macedonia for Tikvesh (Kavadarci), Sardar (Negation), Horizont Turnovo (Strumica) and in Bulgaria for Lokomotiv (Drynovo). He earned a place on the U21 Macedonian National Team. … In 2010 he won MVP of the Vuko Karov international tournament. … He is married to Kljubica Lostovski and has two kids.
Bond is entering his third season with the Mustangs. He has bagged 31 combined goals in the past two seasons, including a team-leading 21 goals last season. … He won three titles with the Chicago Fire PDL team, and has logged time abroad starring with Sandviken in Sweden. … His accolades include competing with the USA national arena team and national futsal team. … He is a product of the Bridges FC development program in Chicago. … Bond is a St. Charles North alum with all-conference and all-sectional selections, and scored nearly 50 goals in his career.
This is his fourth season with the Mustangs. … The Brazillian has had stints all over the world as a professional. He has played for Pocon of Szczecin in Poland, Bemago in Czech Republic and Fkraba in Latvia.
Rojas established his name in Mexico. He performed for Morelia for four years, and played with Veracruz and Potros UAEM before joining the Mustangs. In the 2013-14 season, he won a championship with Potros. … He is married to Eli Joselin Hinojosa and has one kid.
Bristow is one of the few players on the team that hail from Europe. He attended Cambridge College, and played for Cambridge United. Growing up, he played for Bishops Stortford and led the team with more than 200 goals. He has six years of experience as a semipro.
Peewee has been with the Mustangs since the stretch run of the inaugural season. He was a vital cog in the team’s two championships in 2014. … He graduated from West Chicago Community High School. … He is married to Mayra and has two kids.
After being acquired on Dec. 4, 2015, Bofo appeared in 11 matches for the Mustangs last season. He scored 18 goals and dished out six assists, to finish tied for fifth on the team in points, despite being picked up nearly halfway through the season … Bofo has spent nearly his entire career in Mexico playing for Chivas, Pachuca, Morelia, Queretaro, San Luis, Estudiantes Tecos and Chiapas. As well as a brief stint in Los Angeles with Chivas. … On the international stage, he has scored 11 goals for El Tricolor in 38 appearances. His career with Mexico included a trip to the 2010 World Cup.
Wilo was the catalyst in the Mustangs’ MASL and U.S. Open Cup Championships in 2014. He garnered the MVP honor after scoring 42 goals and contributing 23 assists in the regular season and postseason, combined . … He played for Tlaquepaque in Mexico from 2009-12. He then made the move to the indoor game with the Monterrey Flash for a season, before joining the Mustangs 2013-16. MVP PASL 2013-14.
Vaca has been successful outdoor and indoor. In addition to playing for Jalisco, he spent two years with Atlas of the Liga MX. He played indoor for six years with Gerreros. … He graduated from the University of Guadalajara. … He is married to Sandra and has two kids.
Flores is an original member of the Chicago Mustangs. He has been the starting keeper for the squad for five years. … He manned the nets for Guerreros in Guadalajara from 2009 to 2012. … The list of his accomplishments include second team PASL 2013 and MVP 2014, being named to the Mexican national team FUT7, as well as the Mexican indoor team. … He is married to Alejandra and has four kids.