Sports News of Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Ghanaian right-back and Columbus Crew defender, Harrison Afful, made it to the Major League Soccer (MLS) Team of the Week list.
This time around the 33-year-old made it to the substitute bench of the team that consist of stars such as former Manchester United players, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Nani.
This is not the first time the former Kumasi Asante Kotoko defender has made it to the MLS Team of The Week as his performance earned him a place in the first team early in September.
The black and gold defender played a key role during their 3-1 victory against Atlanta United over the weekend which earned him a place on the bench.
New York City FC goalkeeper, Sean Johnson, would man the post with Ali Adnan, Drederic Brillant and Keegan Rosenberry completing the defensive set up.
Nani, Careles Gil, Luis Diaz and Przemyslaw Frankowski consist of the midfield set up while Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be leading the attacking trio that has Sarwin Quintero Jordan Morris.
Team of the Week: Jordan Morris (SEA), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA), Darwin Quintero (MIN), Nani (ORL), Carles Gil (NE), Luis Diaz (CLB), Przemyslaw Frankowski (CHI), Ali Adnan (VAN), Frederic Brillant (DC), Keegan Rosenberry (COL), Sean Johnson (NYC)
Bench: David Bingham (LA), Harrison Afful (CLB), Allan Cruz (CIN), Nicolas Lodeiro (SEA), Michael Bradley (TOR), Alexandru Mitrita (NYC), CJ Sapong (CHI)
Coach: Greg Vanney (TOR)