by Jim Fossell

St. Charles, Missouri (June 3, 2022) – The St. Louis Ambush have signed forward Eduardo Mota De Carvalho, who is better known by his nickname “Duduca”, to a five-year extension, the team announced today. The new contract keeps Duduca in an Ambush uniform through the 2026-27 season. Per league and team policies, no further details of the deal were disclosed.

The Brazilian native joined the Ambush for the 2019-20 season, winning the Major Arena Soccer League’s Rookie of the Year honor. In three seasons with the Ambush, Duduca appeared in 46 games, tallying 55 points (35 goals and 20 assists). Duduca came to the Ambush after playing professional futsal in Brazil. He has experience in the Concordiense Futsal Association (ACF) and National Futsal League.

Ambush General Manager and Head Coach Jeff Locker said, “Duduca has been an important part of our team the past three seasons and we see him playing a key role in our success moving forward.”

The Ambush, who play their home games at The Family Arena in St. Charles, will kick off their tenth season this fall. Fans can stay current on all Ambush news during the offseason by visiting the team’s official website, and on social media outlets.