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Kenardo Forbes, Danny Griffin named to Team of the Week

By Riverhounds Staff, 07/21/20, 1:30PM EDT

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PITTSBURGH (July 21, 2020) – Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC midfielders Kenardo Forbes and Danny Griffin have been named to USL Championship Team of the Week following the squad’s 6-0 victory against Philadelphia Union II this past Saturday at Subaru Park.

Forbes assisted on three of Pittsburgh’s six goals in the road victory, and all three of the 2019 MVP finalist’s helpers came in the second half. In addition, the Kingston, Jamaica native posted two shots and one shot on target.

Having 35 career assists at the USL Championship level, Forbes is two assists away from tying Maikel Chang for the league’s all-time record.

Meanwhile, Griffin made the best of his first professional start and posted a goal and two assists for a four-point night. After notching his first career assist in the 29th minute, the rookie out of Providence College scored his first career goal in the 37th minute, which gave the Hounds a 2-0 lead at the time. The Wethersfield, Connecticut native tacked on another assist in the second half.

Both Forbes and Griffin tied with a game-high three chances created against Philadelphia.

Riverhounds SC will host its home opener against Indy Eleven on Wednesday, July 22 at Highmark Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m., and the match will be televised nationally on ESPN2. Fans will not be in attendance for this match.

For more information on Team of the Week for Week 4, visit uslchampionship.com.
 
HOUNDS NAMED TO TEAM OF THE WEEK:
Jordan Dover: Week 3 – July 14
Robbie Mertz: Week 3 – July 14
Kenardo Forbes: Week 4 – July 21
Danny Griffin: Week 4 – July 21