Dieudonne Abemba


UPSL NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ginga Atlantas Welder Barros Perreira

Perreira Received 68 Percent in This Weeks Twitter Poll
Published Jan 21, 2021

January 21, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – Ginga Atlanta's Welder Barros Perreira has been selected UPSL National Player of the Week.

A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Perreira scored three goals in the UPSL 2020 Fall Season Round of 16 National Playoff Game on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Perreira played 90 minutes for Ginga Atlanta (17-0-0 overall) in the 4-0 victory.

A graduate of Gremio's youth academy, Perreira previously played with Atletico Gioaniense in the Brasileiro Serie A. He has 15 goals and four assists for Ginga Atlanta this season.

The UPSL National Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season by members of the league and journalists covering the UPSL, and decided by the fans via Twitter poll..


WEEK 1 – Akinni James (Seas Jamaica United FC)
WEEK 2 – Jeffrey Otoo (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 3 – Akinni James (Seas Jamaica United FC)

WEEK 4 – Alberto Ciroi (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 5 – Daniel Tshiani (Germantown City FC)
WEEK 6 – Mohamed Mohamed (Olimpia FC)

WEEK 7 – Ahmed Yerow (Club El Azul)
WEEK 8 – Marlon Preciado (EFA Metro)

WEEK 9 – Marlon Preciado (EFA Metro)
WEEK 10 – Wilfredo Melendez (Florida Fusion SC)
WEEK 11 – Vander Lee (Orlando City SS HC)
WEEK 12 – Ade Abebogun (Real Irving CD)
WEEK 13 – Rajay Wright (Seas Jamaica United FC)
WEEK 14 – Samuel Solomon (N.Va. United FC) & Ashley Morrissey (PB Breakers)
WEEK 15 – Deon McCaulay (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 16 – Colby Burdette (Palm Beach Breakers)
WEEK 17 – Diego Pantuza (CFL GOSA Spurs)
WEEK 18 – Akinni James (Seas Jamaica United FC)
WEEK 19 – Alberto Ciroi (Ginga Atlanta)
WEEK 20 – Muhammed Ali (Diaspora United CC)
 – Welder Barros Perreira (Ginga Atlanta)