The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) announced today the winners of the January Offensive and Defensive Players of the Month awards. Victor Parreiras, Florida Tropics earns the offensive honors and Robert Palmer, Ontario Fury wins the defensive award. 

Midfielder Victor Parreiras accumulated 13 goals, 12 assists in the month of January. The Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil native also had one game-winning goal as his team went 7-0 during the month. He is now tied for second in the MASL for points scored at 29. 

Defender Robert Palmer recorded 11 blocks in the month through seven games. He also tallied seven goals and seven assists. Palmer is tied with Marcio Leite for a league leading 20 blocked shots this season.