Long-range strike by NYCFC's Ofori wins Week 18 AT&T Goal of the Week

As the days tick down towards the first NY Derby of the year, the blue half of New York turned out in numbers to power Ebenezer Ofori to a Week 18 AT&T Goal of the Week triumph.

The Ghanaian midfielder ranged forward to lash a dipping left-footed drive from distance past Stefan Frei in New York City FC’s 3-0 home win over the Seattle Sounders on July 3, his second of the season and the capper to a third straight victory for the Cityzens – and it racked up an impressive 64% of the GOTW vote.

That left the contender from Minnesota United’s Mason Toye, one of his three goals in the Loons’ last three league games, in a distant second place at 27%. Orlando City’s Chris Mueller finished third on 4%, followed by efforts from LAFC midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye at 3% and his teammate Diego Rossi at 2%.

Up next, Ofori and NYCFC will visit their cross-Gotham rivals the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena on Sunday (6:30 pm ET | FS1 in US, TSN1 in Canada).

Watch all five nominated goals and see a full voting breakdown from Week 18.


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