Sports Whitecaps teen phenom Alphonso Davies named MLS player of the week

22:06  12 june  2018
22:06  12 june  2018 Source:   theprovince.com

Alphonso Davies leads Whitecaps over Orlando

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The Whitecaps have kept Alphonso Davies out of the spotlight, but a 15-year-old playing first-team minutes will always attract major attention. Davies became the second-youngest player ever to start an MLS game last week .

Alphonso Boyle Davies (born November 2, 2000) is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer and Canada men's national

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Super teen Alphonso Davies has been named Major League Soccer’s player of the week after a one-goal and three-assist effort in the Vancouver Whitecaps’ 5-2 victory over Orlando City SC at B.C. Place on Saturday.

The 17-year-old Edmonton product is enjoying a breakout year in his third MLS season, with two goals and seven assists (third best in the MLS) in 16 matches.

Davies has been the engine behind a Whitecaps’ offence that has produced 16 goals in the club’s last six matches.

He is the second Whitecaps FC player in three weeks to receive the league’s player of the week honour, following Cristian Techera in Week 13.

Following the FIFA Word Cup break, the Whitecaps will ride a six-match undefeated streak into a June 23rd road match against the Philadelphia Union at Talen Energy Stadium on June 23.

The club will return home for a Canada Day, July 1, match against the Colorado Rapids at B.C. Place Stadium.

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