Blues Partner with Anaheim Family YMCA and Anaheim Achieves for All-Star Soccer Game


IRVINE, CA (May 20, 2014)- The Orange County Blues are excited to announce their YMCA All-Star Game with the Anaheim Family YMCA. The event will take place Thursday, May 22nd from  2:00PM – 5:00PM at Salk Elementary School, 1411 Gilbert St., Anaheim, California.

Soccer is a beautiful game that brings people together from different backgrounds, cultures and languages. This event is a great opportunity for the youth to understand their importance in the world through football and the great programs provided to them.

The Anaheim Family YMCA impacts more than 15,000 youth, teens and adults annually across the
greater Anaheim area (Anaheim, Stanton, La Palma, Cypress, and Buena Park). From infants taking their first step–to teens stepping into adulthood—the Y is a place for people of all ages to grow strong in spirit, mind and body. The Anaheim YMCA have youth programs for development, healthy living and social responsibility.

The Blues are the only professional mens soccer team in Orange County and look forward to inspire the children in the Anaheim Family YMCA as they learn about opportunities available to them in the OC.  The players on the team are excited to give back to the community and bring everyone together through a good game of football.

The following players will participate: Andrew Hoxie, Christopher “Chino” Santana, Enrique Cardenas, Fabrice Gautrat, Gibson Bardsley, Jimmy Turner, Edgar “Jio” Santana, Seth Moses, Stephan Okai, and William “Paco” Prado.

Be sure to attend and support a great cause on Thursday the 22nd from  2:00PM – 5:00PM at Salk Elementary School, 1411 Gilbert St., Anaheim, California.

For more information contact John Guastaferro at and/or Janeen Sousa at

Join the Blues at the next home game on May 31st against Arizona United SC, kicking off at 7:00 P.M. P.T. at UC Irvine’s Anteater Stadium. Call (714) 738-8011 or email to obtain tickets for you and your family. Visit for more information on the OC Blues or hashtag #myocblues on social media.