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Agorsor provides late relief
May 31st, 2012 12:20AM

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[WEEKLY HONORS] Richmond Kickers forward Chris Agorsor was named the USL PRO Player of the Week after he scored a pair of stoppage-time goals to give the Kickers a 3-1 victory over the Wilmington Hammerheads.
 
Agorsor, who entered the game in the 53rd minute, struck just after the game had entered stoppage time from close range and then put the game away two minutes later.

FC Edmonton striker Shaun Saiko was named the NASL Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, while Tampa Bay Rowdies defender Frankie Sanfilippo won Defensive Player of the Week honors.

Saiko scored the second goal in the 2-2 tie with the San Antonio Scorpions on Sunday and looked like he may have scored the first one as well but teammate Yashir Pinto got just enough of his head on the ball to claim the goal and earn Saiko the assist.

Sanfilippo helped Tampa Bay to its second shutout of the year last Friday night in a 0-0 tie against red-hot Minnesota.
 
USL PRO Team of the Week:
Goalkeeper
Nick Noble, Harrisburg
Continued his strong run of form while shutting out Rochester
Defenders
Colin Falvey, Charleston
Powerful header was difference in Battery’s win against Blues
Henry Kalungi, Richmond
Helped contain Wilmington’s attack, allowing side to grab late win
Mettin Copier, Dayton
Header almost proved decisive in contest against Rochester
Wes Allen, Orlando
Continued to be a threat from set pieces with third goal of season
Midfielders
Morgan Langley, Harrisburg
Well-taken header gave City Islanders win against Rhinos
Danny Earls, Rochester
Strong work-rate all weekend was rewarded with assist vs. Dayton
Jose Cuevas, Charleston
Showed great creativity in carving out chances against Blues
Forwards
Matt Luzunaris, Orlando
Hit post before finding eventual game-winner against Charlotte
Chris Agorsor, Richmond
Pair of stoppage-time goals gave Kickers dramatic victory
Bright Dike, Los Angeles
Was superb in both contests for Blues, scored goal against Orlando



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