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Missouri Comets

Missouri Comets
Founded 2010
Stadium Independence Events Center
Ground Capacity 5,800
Owners Top Of The Arc (TOTA), LLC
Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski
League Major Arena Soccer League
Regular Season: 3rd Place
Playoffs: MISL Champions
Website Club home page

The Missouri Comets are an indoor soccer team based in Independence, Missouri, near Kansas City. They joined the Major Indoor Soccer League as an expansion team in the 2010–2011 season. They play their home games at the Independence Events Center and are currently members of the Major Arena Soccer League.

The Comets have the same ownership group as FC Kansas City of the NWSL, in which Andonovski serves in the same position as manager of the club.


The team is named after the original Kansas City Comets, who played in the original Major Indoor Soccer League from 1981–1991. Kim Røntved, a former Kansas City Comets star, was named the head coach on August 16, 2010.[1] Assistant Coach Vlatko Andonovski was promoted to Head Coach on August 29, 2013, succeeding Røntved.[2]

In all four seasons as members of the MISL the Comets reached the playoffs, and won the championship on their fourth playoff appearance. This would be the final MISL championship.

After the 2013-2014 season, the team announced that it was leaving the MISL along with five other teams and join the MASL.[3]


Year League Reg. Season Playoffs Attendance Average
2010-11 MISL 3rd MISL, 8–12 Lost Semifinal 4,017
2011-12 MISL 2nd Central Division, 15-9 Lost Division Final 4,092
2012-13 MISL 3rd MISL, 13-13 Lost in Finals 4,237
2013-14 MISL 3rd MISL, 14-6 Won Championship 4,180
2014–15 MASL 1st, Central Division 4–0 5,028
Total 54-40
Win % = .556%
Win % = .428%

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
3 DF Alain Matingou
5 FW Ramone Palmer
6 FW Max Touloute
7 MF Vahid Assadpour
8 MF Milan Ivanovic
9 FW Stefan St. Louis
12 DF Robert Palmer
14 FW Leo Gibson
15 DF Coady Andrews
16 DF Andre Braithwaite
No. Position Player
18 MF Bryan Perez
19 MF John Sosa
20 DF Stefan Stokic
23 FW Byron Alvarez
24 GK Danny Waltman
25 DF Brian Harris
28 GK Brendan Allen
32 MF Lucas Rodriguez
77 FW Alex Megson

As of February 22, 2014 [4]

Head Coaches


  1. ^ Former Comets Star Kim Roentved Set to Lead Team
  2. ^ "Comets Appoint Andonovski As Coach". MISL. August 29, 2013. Retrieved August 29, 2013. 
  3. ^
  4. ^

External links

  • Official Website

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