03.09.2020 Football News

Ghana Winger Solomon Asante Nominated For Player-Of-The-Month Accolade

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Solomon Asante
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Solomon Asante

Ghana intrnational, Soloman Asante has been shortlisted for the USL player of the month award in August.

The USL Championship on Thursday announced the five nominees for the USL Championship Player of the Month award.

Voting in the Championship Player of the Month Award will be conducted by the following three voting bodies:

A fan vote on will comprise 51 percent of the poll. The fan vote will run through Monday, September 7 at 12 p.m. ET.

Meanwhile, the USL Technical Committee’s ballots comprise 25 percent of the poll.

On the other hand, the USL National Media Panel’s ballots comprise 24 percent of the poll.

The award winner and complete voting results will be announced on Thursday, September 10.

Here are the names of the nominees:
Junior Flemmings, Phoenix Rising FC – Flemmings recorded seven goals in six games, averaging a goal every 70.7 minutes, while also recording eight chances created and completing 21 of 34 dribbles.

Neco Brett, Birmingham Legion FC – Brett scored six goals at an average of a goal every 84 minutes and notched two assists while recording 11 chances created for the month.

Solomon Asante, Phoenix Rising FC – Asante recorded three goals and five assists to move into the league-lead for assists and recorded 18 chances created overall in six games.

Billy Forbes, Austin Bold FC – Forbes scored six goals in seven games to help Bold FC move into the playoff positions while also recording six chances created for the side.

Amando Moreno, New Mexico United – Moreno recorded four goals and two assists in six games for New Mexico as the side continued to push toward the playoffs over its elongated road trip this season.

The Ghana International has six goals and eight assists in the regular season of the USL Championship this campaign for his team.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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