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Goal contributions from African players in the USL Championship and Major League Soccer: August 9-14

Another full slate of matches in the USL Championship and Major League Soccer took place from Wednesday to Sunday over the past week and Augustine Williams highlights our goal contributions from African players. The Charleston Battery forward and Sierra Leone national team member reached the fifty goal mark in USL play against New York Red Bulls 2 on Friday, also contributing an assist to make it five straight games with at least a goal.

In the American top division, Major League Soccer, Nigerian forward William Agada continued an excellent start to life in the United States with his third goal in his last two matches for Sporting Kansas City. Watch all the goals and assists from African players in the top two divisions of American soccer below:

Major League Soccer

William Agada (Nigeria) scores the second for Sporting Kansas City against Austin FC

Olivier Mbaizo (Cameroon) crosses for Cory Burke to wrap up Philadelphia Union’s victory

Obinna Nwobodo (Nigeria) provides his first assist in MLS with pass for Brandon Vazquez goal

USL Championship

Steven Sserwadda (Uganda) levels for New York Red Bulls 2 before they go on to defeat Atlanta United 2 in midweek action