TAMPA, Fla. – The USL Championship announced on Monday the Charleston Battery’s Stavros Zarokostas had claimed the Championship Fans’ Choice Goal of the Month award for September / October for his outstanding finish against Miami FC on September 5.
A new arrival to the Battery this season, Zarokostas put Charleston ahead against its hosts at Riccardo Silva Stadium with a brilliant strike from 30 yards that bent perfectly into the top-right corner of the net. Zarokostas finished the regular season with five goals, helping the Battery earn a 10th consecutive berth in the USL Championship Playoffs.
Zarokostas’ finish earned 69 percent of the online fan ballot conducted over the past weekend. FC Tulsa’s Eric Bird finished second on 14 percent for his late game-winning goal against San Antonio FC on September 26, while Sacramento Republic FC’s Villyan Bijev took third place on 13 percent for his late winner against Orange County SC on September 9.