Forward’s Strike in the Fifth Minute Gave SAFC Early Lead in Win Over Las Vegas
SAN ANTONIO (May 9, 2023) – San Antonio FC forward Samuel Adeniran has been named to the USL Championship Team of the Week, after scoring his first goal of the season in Sunday’s 2-1 win at Las Vegas Lights FC.
Adeniran’s goal was his 13th with the club, tied for the fifth-most career scores in club history. The fifth-minute goal gave SAFC the early lead, and extended the club’s unbeaten streak to 50 matches when scoring first.
Adeniran’s selection marks the 10th time this season an SAFC player has made the weekly list, with the Houston naïve serving as the eighth different San Antonio representative on the Team of the Week.
San Antonio is back on the road this weekend, traveling to South Carolina to take on Charleston Battery on Saturday, May 13. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT, and can be streamed on ESPN+.
USL Championship Team of the Week – Week 9
GK – Trey Muse, Charleston Battery
D – Younes Boudadi, Indy Eleven
D – Derek Dodson, Charleston Battery
D – Eder Borelli, El Paso Locomotive FC
M – Florian Valot, Miami FC
M – Petar Petrovic, El Paso Locomotive FC
M – Charlie Dennis, Tampa Bay Rowdies
M – Ryan Spaulding, Tampa Bay Rowdies
F – Albert Dikwa, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
F – Samuel Adeniran, San Antonio FC
F – JJ Williams, Tampa Bay Rowdies
Bench: Bill Hamid (MEM), Harry Swartz (NM), AJ Paterson (CHS), Taylor Davila (RGV), Enzo Martinez (BHM), Laurent Kissiedou (MEM), Christian Volesky (MB)