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Solomon Asante dedicates USL Championship MVP award to Phoenix Growing teammates


Sports activities Information of Saturday, 7 November 2020

Source: Ghana Soccernet


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Ghana forward Solomon Asante has committed his USL Championship MVP award to his Phoenix Growing teammates.

The Phoenix Soaring FC captain gained back again-to-back again MVP awards for the to start with time in USL Championship historical past.

Asante been given 22% of the all round vote for this year’s award.

Louisville City forward Cameron Lancaster came in 2nd with 15%, when the Charlotte Independence ahead Dane Kelly finished third with 7%.

Asante becomes just the 2nd player in USL Championship record to receive the award for a second time, becoming a member of the likes of Minnesota United ahead Kevin Molino (2012 and 2014 MVP).

The 30-year-old did not bask in the glory alone as he devoted the award to the club team and his teammates.

“This year and season did not go as planned but together as a team, we stood by each other to make certain the pleasure of the activity prevailed,” Asante said through the club.

“This award is committed to the total team, our board of administrators and our awesome fanbase. My family and friends… I say thank you so a great deal.”

Immediately after foremost USL Championship with 9 assists, the club’s captain turned the 1st participant in league background to be the Assists Winner in back again-to-back again seasons.

Asante also led USLC with 42 chances created and his 9 huge odds concluded tied for the league lead, in accordance to Opta.

And thanks to his six targets on the 2020 marketing campaign, the forward turned just the 2nd participant in league heritage to amass 40 aims and 30 assists in a career.

The Ghanaian has managed to surpass that feat with 41 objectives and 35 assists in just three seasons in Phoenix (78 matches).

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