Sporting Kansas City has a deep stable of forwards, including stars like Omar Bravo, and established veterans like Kei Kamara, but rookie C.J. Sapong continues to state his case as having the best year among the group.
Sapong added to his strong MLS Rookie of the Year candidacy by notching a goal and assist in Sporting KC's 2-1 win against Portland, a performance that helped him earn SBI MLS Rookie of the Week honors this week.
Sapong beat out fellow rookies Darlington Nagbe of Portland, Kof Sarkodie of Houston and Jalil Anibaba of Chicago for this week's top honors. Nagbe scored what was easily the best goal of the season by a rookie in MLS, but Sapong's overall performance gave him the nod.
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