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Maryland Bobcats FCs Elton Joe Selected UPSL National Final Man of the Match

Bobcats forward scored game-winning goal in 106th minute for UPSL Champions
Published Feb 9, 2020

February 9, 2020 - Miami Shores, FL - Elton Joe has been selected JT Racing Man of the Match for the 2019 UPSL Fall Season 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 (OT), in the USPL National Final at Buccaneer Field on the campus of Barry University.

"I'm still at a loss for words. It's a great feeling (and) a great accomplishment for my club" said Joe of the Maryland Bobcats FC first-ever USASA National League championship.

Trailing for the second consecutive game, Joe got Bobcats FC on the board in the 41st minute, and scored the game-winner in the 106th minute after outrunning the defense and finishing with a well-placed shot to give his team a definitive league on its way on its 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 Bobcats FC since it was World Class Premier Elite starting in 2018. He previously played for Christos FC (USASA), making his first appearance in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup during the club's historical 2017 campaign.