Seattle Sounders’ Zakuani named MLS Player of the Week

Seattle Sounders midfielder Steve Zakuani has been named the MLS Player of the Week for Week 29.

Seattle Sounders midfielder Steve Zakuani has been named the MLS Player of the Week for Week 29.

The 22-year old Zaire-born Englishman netted his 10th goal of the season in the Sounders’ 2-1 win over Chivas USA on the weekend and also provided the assist for Osvaldo’s goal which made it 2-0.

Zakuani received his second calling to the team of the week as the Sounders move into the play-offs for the second time in their two-year history.

This season he has scored 10 goals and provided six assists, up on last season’s numbers of four (goals) and four (assists).

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