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Central Coast Soccer Player Receives National Honors

Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014 11:56am

A high school soccer player on the Central Coast has received national recognition.

Abu Danladi has been named the 2013-2014 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year.

The teen is a student at Dunn School, in the Santa Ynez Valley.

He was surprised with the award yesterday, which was presented to him in a Los Olivos ceremony by Gatorade, and Major League Soccer officials.

The award is presented annually to a student who shows outstanding achievement on the field, and in the classroom.

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