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Porter, Attinella and Chijindu claim awards
May 24th, 2011 5:48PM
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[WEEKLY HONORS] Kyle Porter (FC Edmonton) and Jeff Attinella (FC Tampa Bay) earned NASL Player of the Week awards, while Los Angeles Blues forward Chukwudi Chijindu was named the USL PRO Player of the Week.

Porter sparked FC Edmonton with both goals -- the second on a terrific individual effort in the 65th minute -- to lead the first-year club to a 2-1 comeback win over the NSC Minnesota Stars.

Porter, who spent time with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC residency program and Energie Cottbus reserve team in Germany, has now scored three goals to lead the team in that department.

Attinella earned his first career shutout in FC Tampa Bay’s victory over the Montreal Impact, making 11 saves in the 3-0 win. The University of South Florida product made seven of his saves in the second half.

Chijindu, who previously played for MLS's Chivas USA, scored twice and added an assist on Edwin Miranda's goal in the Blues' 3-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.

USL PRO Team of the Week:
Goalkeeper
Miguel Gallardo, Orlando City
Had shutout against Rochester, was outstanding against Harrisburg
Defenders
Gareth Evans, Wilmington
Solid defensively as Hammerheads shut out Battery in 3-0 win
Troy Roberts, Rochester
Was at center of containing Orlando’s attack in 0-0 draw
Joe Tait, Dayton
Helped subdue Los Angeles’ potent attack as Dutch Lions earned point
Midfielders
Jhonathan Bravo, Los Angeles
Spectacular goal gave Blues the lead against Dayton
Matt Tuttle, Pittsburgh
Pulled the strings in midfield as Riverhounds defeated F.C. New York
Luke Mulholland, Wilmington
Scored twice and was constant threat from midfield in 3-0 victory
Yordany Alvarez, Orlando City
Set tempo of game for Lions as they took four points from two road games
Forwards
Chukwudi Chijindu, Los Angeles
Scored twice and added an assist as the Blues beat Pittsburgh 3-0
Maxwell Griffin, Orlando City
Had game-winning goal for Lions on Sunday, league-leading sixth of season
Darren Toby, Charlotte
Scored game-winning goals and was a constant threat for the Eagles



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