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USL: Captain Fantastic Solomon Asante guides Phoenix Rising Football Club to clinch USL Championship regular season title

Solomon Asante and his side Phoenix Rising Football Club capped off their record breaking season by clinching the inaugural USL Championship season title with games to spare over the weekend

They clinched the Supporters’ Shield of the season on Sunday after coming back from two goals down to draw against New Mexico United away from home

By clinching the inaugural USL Championship season title of the season, Phoenix Rising FC now have the advantage of playing at home throughout the play-offs

Phoenix Rising Football Club has played New Mexico United three times in all competitions this season and failed to win none as both league games ended in draw and the US Open Cup match saw New Mexico United progressed on penalties

New Mexico United and Fresno FC remain the only two sides Phoenix Rising Football Club have failed to beat in 2019

Solomon Asante remains the top scorer and top assist provider in the league with 22 goals and 15 assists to his name with 37 goal involvement throughout the season standing as a record in the USL Championship

Asante has played over 2,485 minutes throughout the USL Championship this season and could still add more minutes to his name with four games remaining to end the season

Phoenix Rising Football Club returns to the field away from home in their last away game of the season against Portland Timber II

By: Kanyiri Suburu Lucio/@SuburuAbdulai

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