17 Oct

Ghanaian defender Wahab Ackwei named in USL League 1 team of the season

Ghanaian defender Wahab Ackwei has been named in USL League One team of the season.

The 22-year-old grabbed a place in the American third-tier league team of the season after an explosive debut season with Richmond Kickers.

Ackwei topped the club in several defensive categories. He had 97 clearances, 49 interceptions and 13 blocks to lead all defenders this season for the Kickers.


The former Inter Allies guardsman joined Richmond Kickers on a free transfer after ending his stay with New York Red Bull II.

He is currently ranked third among defenders with 177 recoveries and had two assists on 11 chances created in the just ended regular season of the USL.

Ackwei made 25 appearances with two assists to his credit.

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