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By TIM FONTENAULT
Tesho Akindele is quickly becoming one of the top rookies in Major League Soccer.
Akindele scored his second goal of July this past Saturday, going one-on-one against New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth before beating him to seal a 2-0 win for FC Dallas. The goal was the Canadian forward’s third of the season, and helped him win SBI’s MLS Rookie of the Week award.
Akindele beat out a list of candidates that included Steve Birnbaum, Harry Shipp and Bradford Jamison to claim the honor.
Agree with SBI’s selection? What did you think of Akindele’s performance? Which rookie stood out to you most in MLS Week 19?
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