National Premier Soccer League: FC Motown takes title in 4-3 thriller

Coby Handy, who scored the 85th minute equalizer in FC Motown's 2-1 semifinal win over Tulsa Athletic, settled the 2022 NPSL final with a 90th minute strike after providing the 80th minute equalizer in Saturday's 4-3 win over Crossfire Redmond.

The host was up 2-0 before the half-hour mark, but conceded three unanswered goals before Handy's heroics.

Aug. 6 in Montclair, N.J.
FC Motown 4 Crossfire Redmond 3. Goals: Peterson 8, Catania 29, Handy 80, 90; Haddadi 43,  Soto Rincon 45, Menzies 49.
Att.: 2,065.

2022 NPSL Awards
Golden Ball Christian Soto Rincon (Crossfire Redmond)
Golden Glove Connor Durant (Laredo Heat SC)
Coach of the Season Dale Parker (Appalachian FC)
Best XI
Connor Durant – Laredo Heat SC
Jake Starling – Duluth FC
Joseph Ruiz – Tulsa Athletic
Matias Hendi – Alexandria Reds
Christian Soto Rincon – Crossfire Redmond (Select NPSL Golden Ball)
Bryan Moreira – Central Florida Panthers SC
Giuseppe Barone – Muskegon Risers
Josh Jones – Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals
Erik Arias – El Farolito
Damani Camara – FC Columbus
Maxi Galizzi – New Orleans Jesters

Photo: Vinny Carchietta

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