Man of the Match

AFC Mobile Man of the Match vs. Gulf Coast Texans

The Mobile soccer community came out in full force to watch the inaugural match of AFC Mobile. The hometown team went down early, but an equalizer from Moses Muhubao, strong midfield play from Mat Dazet and Matt Merrill, and a rock solid defensive performance from Guillermo Lumbreras, Jr. gave AFC Mobile a fantastic home debut.

Who would you pick as the first ever AFC Mobile Man of the Match?

8 – Mathieu Dazet, CM 

Dazet played the vast majority of the game creating a few chances in the attacking third while constantly breaking up play in the middle.

Mat Dazet of AFC Mobile breaks up play in the second half of the May 14, 2017, game against the Gulf Coast Texans. (photo: Michael Shartava)

9 – Moses Muhubao, FW

No one will ever forget the 32nd minute when Muhubao scored the club’s first ever goal.

Moses Muhubao scores AFC Mobile’s first ever goal in a 2-1 loss to the Gulf Coast Texans. (photo: Seth Laubinger)

12 – Guillermo Lumbreras Jr., CB

Lumbreras held his own against the Texans’ attack  he stopped several dangerous balls that threatened in the defensive third.

Guillermo Lumbreras, Jr. fights with Pensacola player (Mallory R. Tew @Photography by Mal found on Facebook)

21 – Matt Merrill, CM

Merrill was a calm force in the middle of the pitch and played all 90 minutes – not bad for an 18-year-old.

Matt Merrill calmly patrolling the pitch. (photo: Michael Shartava)

Vote for the player of your choice below!  Think another player should be considered? Tweet us @AFCMobile!

2 comments

  1. was at the game, very exciting, loved enthusiasm of crowd, impressed with team, our son played well, will be at the next game in louisiana

    1. Thank you for coming! Greg played great!
      (I promise your last name will be pronounced correctly next time. Press Box roster sheet had a typo.)
      See you Saturday in Kenner.

      – Patrick

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