Tropics ink goalkeeper Jorge Ortiz in advance of weekend games against Kansas City

by Brian Ackley

The Florida Tropics have announced the signing of free agent goal keeper Jorge Ortiz for the 2021 season.

The Tropics host Kansas City in a weekend doubleheader at the RP Funding Center on Friday, Jan. 8 and Sunday, Jan., 10.Current backup netminder Jorge Navarette will not be available to dress this weekend, necessitating the need to sign Ortiz who will dress this weekend behind MASL Second Team All-Star Hugo Silva who will get the start in goal.

Tickets for either game this weeked are available at the team's Facebook page (click on the events link), or at the arena box office prior to kickoff. The game is also available for pay-per-view viewing at