Minnesota United midfielder, Bongokuhle Hlongwane, has been included in Team of the Matchday 33 following his two-goal performance against the LA Galaxy.
This recognition marks his fifth appearance in the Team of the Matchday in the 2023 season, showcasing his consistent excellence on the field.
The former Maritzburg United player scored a total of eight goals in MLS play and 17 goals across all competitions during the 2023 season. This indicates his effectiveness in front of the goal.
His improved finishing abilities have caught the attention of the league, making him one of Major League Soccer’s most exciting attacking players this season.
In addition to his goal-scoring prowess, Hlongwane is noted for his tireless work rate and willingness to help in defence. This well-rounded approach makes him a valuable asset to the team.
With 11 total goal contributions in MLS play, Hlongwane is leading the team in goals scored and is second in assists with three.
He has played over 2,000 minutes for Minnesota United this season, starting in 25 matches and registering an impressive 75 scoring attempts.
Hlongwane’s performance and development in the 2023 season appear to have made him a key player for Minnesota United, and his future in Major League Soccer looks promising.