LANSING, Mich. — Lansing Ignite FC forward Pato Botello-Faz has been named the USL League One Player of the Week, as standouts Tumi Moshobane and Nick Moon join him on the USL League One Team of the Week for Week 22 of the 2019 season.
The Mexican forward scored a pair of goals to help Ignite FC to an emphatic 4-1 victory against fellow postseason contender North Texas SC at Cooley Law School Stadium last Thursday night. The win moved Lansing back to the top of the League One standings, one point ahead of NTSC.
Moon recorded a pair of assists, completed 20 of 26 passes and made 11 recoveries, while Moshobane notched a goal and an assist, had four key passes overall and made 10 recoveries in the blowout victory.
Botello-Faz joins Rafa Mentzingen, Grant Stoneman and Moshobane as the only LIFC players to have earned Player of the Week honors in 2019, while ten Lansing players have received Team of the Week honors this regular season: Kevin Coiffic, Ivo Cerda, Stefan Cleveland, Elma Nfor, Grant Stoneman, Rafa Mentzingen, Xavier Gomez, Botello-Faz, Moshobane and Moon.
LIFC continues its quest for a League One playoff spot with two League One home matches in September, including a home match against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC on Saturday, Sept. 14 ( TICKETS [mpv.tickets.com] ). For more information on Ignite FC, follow the team on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram [instagram.com] .
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