Ghana’s Solomon Asante voted USL championship MVP

Solomon Asante
Solomon Asante

Phoenix Rising Football Club captain Solomon Asante has been named USL Championship Most Valuable Player the league announced.

Asante helped the Arizona based club to clinched the USL league title by becoming the second player in league history to lead the league in both goals and assists in a single season.

While leading the club to a league record in wins (24) and points (89) in a single season, Asante set many individual records.

The former Berekum Chelsea winger broke the league record for most combined goals and assists in a season (39) and broke the league record for most assists in a season (17).

His 22 goals set a club record for most goals in a season and also earned him the USL Championship’s Golden Boot Award.

Asante also became the club’s all-time leader in career goals (36) and assists (26) over the course of the season.


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