PITTSBURGH (June 25, 2019) - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC midfielder Kenardo Forbes was named to USL Championship Team of the Week after posting an assist in the club’s 3-0 win against New York Red Bulls II this past Saturday at Highmark Stadium.
In the 51st minute, Forbes sent a pinpoint accurate corner kick into the 18-yard box, eventually connecting with the head of forward Steevan Dos Santos, who sent the sphere into the net. This goal gave the Hounds a 2-0 lead at the time.
In addition to his assist, the Kingston, Jamaica native posted a team-high four chances created against Red Bulls II.
This season, Forbes is tied for the team lead with four assists. He also leads the squad with 31 chances created, which ranks tied for seventh in the Eastern Conference.
This is the second time this season the midfielder has been named to Team of the Week.
Also of mention, Dos Santos was named to the Team of the Week bench for his three-point effort (one goal and one assist) this past Saturday against New York.
For more information on USL Championship Team of the Week for Week 16, visit uslchampionship.com.
HOUNDS NAMED TO TEAM OF THE WEEK:
Kenardo Forbes: Week 16 - June 25
*Steevan Dos Santos: Week 15 – June 18
Kenardo Forbes: Week 9 – May 7
Ryan James: Week 8 – April 30
Kevin Kerr: Week 6 – April 16
*Also named Player of the Week