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ANNOUNCEMENT!! New Partnership for 2021/2022

We are happy to announce that Lusitana will be merging with CYSA and CSP to form CLP (Cumberland Lusitana Premier). We are excited to combine both soccer programs that have been established in Cumberland for many years. We hope to advance the soccer experience for our players and our community.

We would also like to thank our most recent partners at Bayside United FC, who served as great partners to us for three years. We are grateful for the coaching, knowledge, and passion for the game that your organization shared with us.



Victor Oliveira 

- Victor Oliveira

Bayside/LUSITANA FC hires Director of Coaching

Victor Oliveira club president hires director of coaching Luis Faria former women’s assistant coach at Brown University from 2004-2016. Faria has coached 26 All-Ivy student-athletes during his time with the Bears, beginning in 2004, with those student-athletes totaling 44 All-Ivy awards. He has helped guide Brown to a pair of 10-win seasons during his tenure including a 10-5-2 record in 2011 and a 10-6-1 mark in 2013.

Faria came to Brown after spending six years at Johnson & Wales University, serving as an assistant coach for the women’s soccer team from 1998-99, and as the head coach from 2000-03. He guided the team to its first-ever NCAA Division III Tournament appearance. While at Johnson & Wales, Faria also served as an admissions officer. Prior to his time at Johnson & Wales, Faria was an assistant coach for both men’s and women’s soccer at Bryant College (now Bryant University) from 1995-98. In addition, Faria has coached at Pincince’s Soccer School since 1995 and served as a recreation leader for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections from 1994-2001.

A member of the Rhode Island Stingrays from 1995-97, Faria also played semi-pro soccer with the Lusitana Sports of the LASA League from 1984-95. While with the Lusitana Sports, Faria was a two-time Player of the Year and three-time scoring champion in the LASA League.

Luis is currently a Revolution Academy RDS Staff Coach