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MLS Goal of The Year: Orji Okwonkwo battles Rooney, Zlatan

Nigeria international, Orji Okwonkwo has been shortlisted for the Major League Soccer (MLS) Goal of the Year 2019 along with Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Orji Okonkwo listed for goal of the year
Okonkwo in action

The Montreal Impact striker is contending with Carlos Vela’s goal for Los Angeles FC against San Jose, Nani’s goal for Orlando City FC against New England Revolution, Ibrahimovic’s goal for LA Galaxy against Los Angeles FC and Rooney’s for DC United against Orlando City

This week the U-23 player who is on loan at Impact scooped the player of the year.

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Organisers have nominated his goal against Portland Timbers scored on June 26 for the award.

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