Anderson Announces Signings of 13 International Student-Athletes

Anderson Announces Signings of 13 International Student-Athletes

JAMESTOWN - Head Coach Pat Anderson of the Jamestown Community College men’s soccer team has announced the signings of 13 international student-athletes, spanning across six countries. 


“We have been quite fortunate to find a good group of talented international soccer players who have decided JCC is a good place to start their college education and collegiate soccer careers,” said Anderson. “They have shown a great deal of determination in working through all the hurdles which have been presented by COVID-19 and the corresponding government and embassy closures.  I am looking forward to working with them in the near future.​”


Most of the international students coming in are coming from South Africa with student-athletes also coming in from Australia, England, Germany, Sweden and Brazil.


The men’s soccer team will look to fill the void of the departing sopohmores including All-WNYAC First Team selection Michael Andalora and All-WNYAC Second Team selections Alexander Beuke and Jakob Moore.


List of incoming international men’s soccer players:


Jazz Cooper - Left Midfielder/Left Back

Hometown - New Castle, New South Wales, Australia

High School - New Castle Grammar School


Josh Carr - Central Midfielder

Hometown - Wigan, England

High School - Coaching Connections Football Academy 


Leonhard Kamann - Left Back

Hometown - Potsdam, Germany

High School - Einstein Gymnasium Potsdam City 


Benjamin Scott - Goalkeeper

Hometown - Johannesburg, South Africa

High School - King Edward VII


Keagan Hogg - Right Back/Right Midfielder

Hometown - Johannesburg, South Africa

High School - King Edward VII


Connor Hogg - Defensive Center Midfielder/Center Back

Hometown - Johannesburg, South Africa

High School - King Edward VII


Thato Magagnane - Wing/Central Attacking Midfielder

Hometown - Pretoria, South Africa

High School - Pretoria Boys HS


Kim Magidhi - Center Back/Right Back

Hometown - Edenvale, Johannesburg, South Africa

High School - Edenvale HS


Jesse Plaatjes - Central Attacking Midfielder

Hometown - Durban North, South Africa

High School - Northwood HS


Daniel Lidetoft - Goalkeeper

Hometown - Norrkoping, Sweden

High School - Kungsgårdsgymnasiet 


Kayque Rodrigues da Silva - Wing/Central Attacking Midfielder

Hometown - Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School - E.E. Miguel Munhoz Filho Sul


Joao Victor Savignom Passoni - Central Attacking Midfielder/Center Back

Hometown - Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil

High School - Escola Guimaraes Rosa


Theo Rola Mota

Hometown - Fortaleza, Brazil

High School - Colegio Santa Cecilia


"We are excited about building upon last year's success and we believe we have the right pieces to do so," added Anderson.


The Jayhawks are coming off their best season since 2013 where they finished with 10 wins on the season.