(PHOENIX) September 5, 2017 – Phoenix Rising FC goalkeeper Josh Cohen was named to the United Soccer League Team of the Week for Week 24. This is the ninth time a Phoenix Rising FC player has been named to the team of the week this season and the first time this year Cohen has received the honor.
Cohen kept a clean sheet in Phoenix Rising FC’s 2-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC 2 on September 2. One of the highlights of the match was his diving stop near the end of the match to ensure the clean sheet and three points.
Phoenix Rising FC returns to the Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex on Wednesday, September 6, to square off with Orange County Soccer Club. That match will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. The first 1,00 fans will receive cell phone wallets courtesy of Lyft and all fans will receive a party cup courtesy of the Mayo Clinic as they exit the match.
Tickets for the match can be purchased at www.PHXRisingFC.com. Fans can also watch on television locally on YurView Arizona, Cox channels 4 & 1004 (Phoenix) and 7 & 1007 (Tucson) or on the club’s website at www.PHXRisingFC.com.
Rising FC players to earn USL’s weekly honors:
Week 3: Luke Rooney, Team of the Week
Week 5: Luke Rooney, Team of the Week; Alessandro Riggi, Team of the Week Honorable Mention
Week 8: Shaun Wright-Phillips, Team of the Week, Omar Bravo, Team of the Week Honorable Mention
Week 10: Jason Johnson, Team of the Week
Week 12: Amadou Dia, Team of the Week, Didier Drogba, Team of the Week Honorable Mention
Week 13: Didier Drogba, Team of the Week
Week 15: Josh Cohen, Team of the Week and Save of the Week
Week 16: Didier Drogba, Team of the Week Honorable Mention
Week 17: Jason Johnson, Player of the Week
Week 20: Alessandro Riggi, Team of the Week Honorable Mention
Week 23: Chris Cortez, Team of the Week
Week 24: Josh Cohen, Team of the Week