San Antonio FC midfielder Billy Forbes was named to the USL Championship Team of the Week, the league announced today. Forbes scored his first goal of the season and 11th overall for SAFC in the 3-3 draw against Phoenix Rising FC on Saturday.
Along with his first goal of 2019, Forbes recorded two key passes and completed 12 of 14 total passes overall in the match. It was his first goal since rejoining the team this offseason after spending the 2018 season with Phoenix. Forbes finished the 2017 campaign with 10 goals and nine assists for San Antonio.
The Turks and Caicos native has now featured in the league’s Team of the Week six times in his career, including once last season and four times overall with SAFC in 2017. Forbes also added a USL Championship All-League Second Team selection following the 2017 campaign.
The full USL Team of the Week:
GK – Brendan Moore, ATL UTD 2
D – Phanuel Kavita, Saint Louis FC
D – Papé Diakité, Tampa Bay Rowdies
D – Alex Cooper, Fresno FC
M – Zach Zandi, Bethlehem Steel FC
M – Tommy McCabe, North Carolina FC
M – Shane Malcolm, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
M – Billy Forbes, San Antonio FC
F – Tom Barlow, New York Red Bulls II
F – Deshorn Brown, OKC Energy FC
F – Devon Sandoval, New Mexico United
Bench: David Ochoa (SLC), Jordan Burt (COS), Matt LaGrassa (NSH), Marcus Epps (NY), Shandon Hopeau (TAC), Marios Lomis (NC), Junior Flemmings (PHX)