Kekuta Manneh takes MLS Player of the Week for Week 11

The possible future American international made some good plays.

Kekuta Manneh had a pretty good week in MLS.

The Vancouver Whitecaps winger played a role in both of his team’s wins last week, assisting Blas Perez’s eye-popping bicycle-kick winner midweek against Chicago, before taking the spotlight himself, scoring two and assisting on another in Vancouver’s 4-3 win at Toronto FC, in the most entertaining game of the season to date.

As a result of his exploits, Manneh has been voted SB Nation’s MLS Player of the Week for Week 11.

It wasn’t very close, either, with only Sebastian Giovinco, who notched two goals and an assist himself in that 4-3 game, even remotely close to Manneh among our voters. It’s OK, I’ve got a hunch Giovinco may have another good game or two to come this year.

Full results for Week 11, with first-place votes getting three points, second-place votes receiving two points and third-place votes earning a point each:

Player Points
Kekuta Manneh 25
Sebastian Giovinco 13
Walker Zimmerman 5
Tommy McNamara 4
Roger Espinoza 3
Lee Nguyen 3
Blas Perez 3
Mauro Diaz 3
Patrick Nyarko 2
Alberto Quintero 2
Mekeil Williams 1
Joe Bendik 1

And here are the full ballots for Week 11:

Voter 1st 2nd 3rd
Kartik Krishnaiyer (Bitter and Blue) Kekuta Manneh Sebastian Giovinco Lee Nguyen
Rob Usry (Dirty South Soccer) Kekuta Manneh Walker Zimmerman Alberto Quintero
Mitchell Tierney (Waking the Red) Kekuta Manneh Sebastian Giovinco Blas Perez
Drew Epperley (Big D Soccer) Kekuta Manneh Lee Nguyen Mauro Diaz
Calvin Daniel (Hudson River Blue) Tommy McNamara Kekuta Manneh Sebastian Giovinco
Austin Fido (Once a Metro) Kekuta Manneh Blas Perez Mekeil Williams
Alicia Tolar (Dynamo Theory) Kekuta Manneh Patrick Nyarko Blas Perez
Dave Clark (Sounder at Heart) Sebastian Giovinco Walker Zimmerman Tommy McNamara
Michael Citro (The Mane Land) Kekuta Manneh Sebastian Giovinco Joe Bendik
Jason Anderson (Black and Red United) Roger Espinoza Mauro Diaz Alberto Quintero
Alicia Rodriguez (The Goat Parade) Sebastian Giovinco Kekuta Manneh Walker Zimmerman

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