Phoenix Rising midfielder Solomon Asante was named USL First-Team All-League the league announced today. Asante scored 13 goals and notched eight assists in 2018. During the 2018 USL Cup Playoffs, Asante has one goal and one assist.
Asante becomes the second player in franchise history to be named USL First-Team All-League.
Phoenix Rising will battle Louisville City FC for the USL Cup in Louisville this Thursday at 6 p.m. The match will be broadcasted nationally on ESPN2.
The winger is reported to have earned an invitation to the Black Stars team ahead of this Month’s Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia.
The 27-year-old made the team of the week on seven occasions eventually getting his way into the team of the season.