Yamikani Chester, the Malawi national team striker whose playing a club, North Carolina FC has been named in the USL championship Team of the week for week 20, Malawi sports can reveal.
This announcement was made on Tuesday by the United Soccer League.
Chester,25,in his first season with North Carolina FC recorded a brace after a 3-0 win against Loudon United on July 17 after coming on as a substitute to a start in the second half.
According to the clubs website, Yamikani Chester is the first North Carolina FC player this season to score two goals in the same half. He also the second most goals (5) alongside striker Steven Miller and the second North Carolina FC player to manage a brace this season.
Chester said he was delighted to be named USL Championship Team of Week.
“I am so delighted to be named in USL team of the week. This will push me further to work hard otherwise I also thank God, “said Chester.
James Woods-Nkhutabasa, the player’s representatives, said he is hopeful that big things await Chester if he continues to work hard, stay motivated, humble and disciplined like he has shown so far.