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Fourth Weekly Honor For Okoli

By Fumi Kimura, 08/09/16, 1:30PM EDT


CINCINNATI – Sean Okoli was named to the USL Team of the Week for the fourth time this year after netting a pair of goals against FC Montreal last week.

The brace was the second for the Federal Way, Wash. native, who also had two goals against the Canadian side earlier this year at Nippert Stadium.

Okoli, who is tied for third in the USL with 11 goals scored, has posted a goal in two of the last three games and a point in three of the last five.

FCC, currently third in the Eastern Conference with 41 points and a 12-4-5 record, travels to Richmond to face the fourth-place Kickers (11-6-5, 38 pts.) this Sat., Aug. 13 at 7:00 p.m.

USL Team of the Week

GK – Kendall McIntosh, Portland Timbers 2: McIntosh set a franchise record with 10 saves as T2 rallied to earn a 1-1 draw with Colorado Springs last Wednesday.

D – Dominic Samuel, Rochester Rhinos: Samuel put in two solid performances as the Rhinos split a pair of games, including a 2-0 win against Wilmington.

D – Kevin Garcia, Rio Grande Valley FC: Garcia led the Toros’ defense to its fifth consecutive shutout, and was also a threat in the attacking end against OKC.

D – James Kiffe, Sacramento Republic FC: Kiffe scored the game-winning goal in Republic FC’s victory against OKC, and earned a late penalty kick in a 1-1 draw with San Antonio.

M – Yudai Imura, Richmond Kickers: Imura scored the game-winner in both games as Richmond’s winning streak reached six with victories in Rochester and Montreal.

M – George Davis IV, Louisville City FC: Davis scored both goals as Louisville rallied to take a 2-1 victory against Pittsburgh on Friday night.

M – Villyan Bijev, Portland Timbers 2: Bijev had two goals and two assists in two games, with both goals coming in T2’s thrilling 4-3 comeback win against the LA Galaxy II.

M – Luke Rooney, Arizona United SC: Rooney scored twice in Arizona’s comeback win against Vancouver, and added an assist in its victory against Orange County on Sunday.

F – Sean Okoli, FC Cincinnati: Okoli scored both goals as Cincinnati took a 2-0 win against Montreal last Wednesday.

F – Myron Samuel, Seattle Sounders FC 2: Samuel scored a pair of goals as S2 romped to a 4-1 win against Real Monarchs SLC last Monday night.

F – Chris Cortez, Arizona United SC: Cortez scored the game-winning goal in both of United’s wins as it took victories at home against Vancouver and on the road against Orange County.

Bench: Matt Turner (RIC), Ryan Richter (BST), Vincent Bezecourt (NY), Cesar Elizondo (SA), Darwin Jones (SEA), Ariel Lassiter (LA), Long Tan (AZ)