by Pete Richmire

TACOMA, WA. – The Tacoma Stars have announced the signing of Feiras de Santana, Brazil native and MASL veteran Sanaldo to an agreement for the 2018-19 Major Arena Soccer League season. As per team and League policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

After playing outdoor soccer in his native Brazil, Sanaldo began his indoor career with the Kansas City Comets in January of 2003. He finished his first season 6-2 and was named to the MISL All-Rookie Team. 

Sanaldo also lists stops with the Baltimore Blast, California Cougars, Wichita Wings, and Detroit Ignition on his indoor soccer resume. As a member of the Ignition, Sanaldo captured a MISL Championship title. 

With the recent injury to Stars keeper Danny Waltman, Sanaldo’s experience will be key. 

“I’m very happy that Sanaldo is joining the Stars. He’s a quality goalkeeper with unique experience and we can’t wait to see him in action” - Tacoma Head Coach Nick Perera

That opportunity could come Friday in El Paso.

The Stars continue their road trip on Friday February 1 when they visit the El Paso Coyotes. Kick off is scheduled for 5:15 pm PST and you can watch the game live at

The Stars next home action comes on Sunday, February 17 against the Pacific Division leading San Diego Sockers. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:05 pm. Guarantee your seat to all the action by calling 1-844-STARS-84 or go to

Sunday February 17 is B.E.C.U. Military Night vs the San Diego Sockers. Come join the Stars in honoring the men and women who protect our country!

There’s still time to purchase 2018-2019 Season Tickets or a Legacy Membership with the Tacoma Stars. Guarantee your seat to all the action by calling 1-844-STARS-84, or emailing, or go to

Single game tickets to all Tacoma Stars home games are available. Head to to purchase your tickets.

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