February 12, 2020 - Silver Spring, MD - Forward Elton Joe has been selected as the Man of the Match for the Fall 2019 UPSL National Final.
Joe scored twice, including the game-winning goal in the 106th minute, as Maryland Bobcats FC defeated Santa Ana Winds FC 3-1 in extra time in the USPL National Final at Buccaneer Field on the campus of Barry University in Miami, FL.
Talking after the game, Joe said that "I'm still at a loss for words. It's a great feeling, a great accomplishment for my club".
Trailing for the second time in two games, Joe got us on the board in the 41st minute, and scored the game-winner in the 106th minute after outrunning the defense and finishing to give us the lead on our way to completing an unbeaten 13-1-0 season.
"Elton is such a strong player, both in his mentality and physically on the field. You put those two things together and he's going to win games for you," Bobcats FC General Manager Evan Raimist said.
Joe has been with Maryland Bobcats SC for over 2 years starting in 2018.