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Cummings, Okoli Garner Spots On USL Team Of The Week

By Fumi Kimura, 07/12/16, 3:30PM EDT



CINCINNATI – Omar Cummings and Sean Okoli each tallied a goal last week to garner a spot on the USL Team of the Week.

Cummings (Old Harbour, Jamaica) had the game-winning goal and an assist in FCC’s win at Saint Louis FC. Cummings, making his third start of the year, scored in the eighth minute with a goal that bested Ryan Thompson to give FCC a one-goal lead.

He then assisted on a goal in the 78th minute as his shot to Thompson bounced off the keeper with Eric Stevenson jumping on the rebound to put away his third goal of the season.

Cummings is third on the team with nine points on three goals and three assists. He has played in 14 games and makes his first appearance on the USL Team of the Week.

Okoli is a three-time USL Team of the Week honoree. The striker was named an honorable mention after tucking away his fourth penalty kick in the losing effort against Rochester Rhinos. He has converted on all four penalty tries and leads the team with 18 points.

USL Team of the Week

GK – Eric Ati, Wilmington Hammerheads FC: Ati made a number of game-saving stops as the Hammerheads took a 2-1 win on the road against Charlotte.

D – Iarfhlaith Davoren, Tulsa Roughnecks FC: Davoren marshalled Tulsa’s defense as it recorded a shutout in a scoreless draw on the road against Rio Grande Valley FC.

D – Daniel Antunez, Arizona United SC: Antunez put in a solid performance as United held Swope Park to one shot on goal from a penalty kick in a 1-1 draw.

D – Greg Cochrane, San Antonio FC: Cochrane was solid throughout as San Antonio played to a 0-0 draw with OKC Energy FC.

M – Mike Garzi, Rochester Rhinos: Garzi scored the opening goal as the Rhinos took a big 2-1 win against FC Cincinnati last Wednesday night.

M – Danny Barrera, Sacramento Republic FC: Barrera had a standout week with a goal and three assists, and now leads the USL with six assists total.

M – Ricardo Velazco, Real Monarchs SLC: Velazco’s goal and assist led the Monarchs to a dramatic 3-2 comeback victory against Sacramento at Bonney Field.

M – Didier Crettenand, Orange County Blues FC: Crettenand scored twice for the Blues as they played to a 3-3 draw on Sunday against Sacramento.

F – Brandon Allen, New York Red Bulls II: Allen’s hat trick powered the Red Bulls II to a victory in Montreal, and set a new single-season record for goals for the Red Bulls II with eight this season.

F – Omar Cummings, FC Cincinnati: Cummings had a goal and assist as Cincinnati took a 2-1 victory on the road against Saint Louis FC on Saturday night.

F – Ayomide Akinola, Toronto FC II: Akinola scored his first two professional goals to lead Toronto to a 4-2 victory against Harrisburg on Sunday evening.Bench: Alex Mangels (TUL), Jordan Schweitzer (SEA), Aidan Daniels (TOR), Lucas Paulini (RIC), Sean Okoli (CIN), Chandler Hoffman (LOU), Corey Burke (BST)