TAMPA, Fla. – The USL Championship announced on Thursday the five nominees for the USL Championship Player of the Month award for August, with top performers from past month of action in the league selected for the ballot.
Voting in the Championship Player of the Month Award will be conducted by the following three voting bodies:
The award winner and complete voting results will be announced on Thursday, September 10.
Please note: The USL Championship Player of the Month selection process in no way is tied directly to the voting and selection process of End of the Year awards such as USL Championship Most Valuable Player or position players of the year.
USL Championship Player of the Month – August 2020
Junior Flemmings, Phoenix Rising FC – Flemmings recorded seven goals in six games, averaging a goal every 70.7 minutes, while also recording eight chances created and completing 21 of 34 dribbles.
Neco Brett, Birmingham Legion FC – Brett scored six goals at an average of a goal every 84 minutes and notched two assists while recording 11 chances created for the month.
Solomon Asante, Phoenix Rising FC – Asante recorded three goals and five assists to move into the league-lead for assists and recorded 18 chances created overall in six games.
Billy Forbes, Austin Bold FC – Forbes scored six goals in seven games to help Bold FC move into the playoff positions while also recording six chances created for the side.
Amando Moreno, New Mexico United – Moreno recorded four goals and two assists in six games for New Mexico as the side continued to push toward the playoffs over its elongated road trip this season.