PITTSBURGH (July 9, 2019) - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC midfielder Kenardo Forbes was named to USL Championship Team of the Week after posting a game-winning goal in the team's 1-0 victory against Bethlehem Steel FC on July 4 at Highmark Stadium.
Forbes blasted home a pinpoint accurate shot in the 57th minute off a free kick from the top of the 18-yard box. His efforts placed him on SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays (No. 10).
This season, the Kingston, Jamaica native has two goals and four assists. His four helpers is tied for the team lead. He also paces the club with 37 chances created.
This is the third time Forbes has been named to Team of the Week this season.
Next up for the Hounds is a showdown against the first-place Tampa Bay Rowdies at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Highmark Stadium. This will mark the team's Hall of Fame game, and there will be a special halftime ceremony honoring the club's inaugural Hall of Fame class.
For more information on Team of the Week for Week 18, please visit uslchampionship.com.
HOUNDS NAMED TO TEAM OF THE WEEK:
Kenardo Forbes: Week 18 - July 9
Robbie Mertz: Week 17 - July 2
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