Indy Eleven return to practice

(WISH Photo/Adam Good)

WESTFIELD (WISH) – Professional soccer returns to the Circle City Saturday when the Indy Eleven host Tampa Bay at Carroll Stadium.

The guys were back at practice ahead of their first home match in seven weeks. They’re feeling pretty good coming off their first win of the season after the World Cup break.

“I think it was a long time coming,” said 19-year-old striker Ben Spencer. “The boys have put in a lot of hard work, so it’s just definitely rewarding and spirits are up now, so you know we’re ready for the weekend. We’re buzzing as well so we’re going to get a win.”

The Eleven also added a few new players, including Honduran midfielder Sergio Pena. The 27-year-old is on loan from Real Sociedad de Tocoa.

“Sergio has been on our radar since coach Sommer’s first scouting trip to Central American last fall,” said president and General Manager Peter Wilt. “Sergio’s experience and skill set in the middle of the field should pay dividends for the club immediately.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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