TAMPA, Fla. – Harrisburg City Islanders forward Ropapa Mensah has earned the USL Fans’ Choice Goal of the Week for Week 17 of the 2017 season, with his excellent low finish against the Richmond Kickers that lifted the City Islanders to a 1-0 victory took top spot in the weekly online poll.
Mensah has come to the fore in recent weeks for the City Islanders, helping push the side into the Eastern Conference with solid hold-up play to lead the line. His first goal for the club was a fine one, too, as he controlled possession in the left side of the penalty area before wheeling to his right and firing a low shot into the opposite corner of the net at FNB Field.
Mensah’s goal earned 60 percent of the poll conducted online at USLSoccer.com that concluded on Thursday morning. Saint Louis FC’s Octavio Guzman finished second with 15 percent for his precise free kick that earned STLFC a 1-0 victory against the Charleston Battery. OKC Energy FC midfielder Miguel Gonzalez took third with 13 percent for his stoppage-time volley that earned Energy FC a 1-1 draw in the USL Game of the Week against San Antonio FC last Friday night.