Mwanga Earns AT&T Goal of the Week Award

CHESTER, Pa. (May 19, 2010)
Philadelphia Union forward and #1 overall SuperDraft pick Danny
Mwanga’s game-tying goal in the 93rd minute
against FC Dallas was
voted the Major League Soccer AT&T Goal of the Week for Week 8.
Mwanga’s first career goal, which allowed Philadelphia Union to remain
undefeated at home, received 39% of the MLS fan vote.

“I am very proud to receive this award,” explained
Mwanga prior to today’s training session. “Especially because that was
my first career goal and the one that helped my team not to lose the
game. Scoring that goal with that much time left in the game was
something very special for me. And I have to thank my teammates and
coaches for it because I wouldn’t have been able to do it without their

A late push from Union fans
seemed to make the difference, as Mwanga edged Seattle Sounders striker
Fredy Montero, who garnered 35%. FC Dallas attacker Brek Shea picked up
13%, followed by Chicago's Julio Martinez (10%) and Kansas City's Kei
Kamara (2%).


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