Ibeagha, Laing Named to NASL Team of the Week

North Carolina FC

September 7, 2017 - North American Soccer League (NASL) - North Carolina FC

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CARY, N.C. - Christian Ibeagha and Lance Laing have both been selected to the NASL Team of the Week for Week 6 of the NASL Season after standout performances in the team's 1-1 draw with FC Edmonton on Sep. 2.

Laing notched his fourth assist of the season, providing the service for Ibeagha's goal. The Jamaican is now ranked sixth in the league in assists. Ibeagha not only provided the offense to bring NCFC level, but also completed 63 passes, won seven duels and added four clearances to earn the weekly honor.

NCFC has now placed a member on the NASL Team of the Week for the past six weeks. Laing is a five-time selection to the Team of the Week and Ibeagha has earned the honor for the first time.

Ibeagha, Laing and the rest of NCFC will hit the road for two matches before returning to Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park on Sep. 16 to take on Puerto Rico FC at 7:30 p.m. The match will be presented by Ipreo. Tickets are available online at NCFCTIX.com or over the phone by calling the North Carolina Football Club Ticket Office at 919.459.8144.

NASL Fall Honors: Week 1: NASL Team of the Week - Steven Miller Week 2: NASL Team of the Week - James Marcelin, Steven Miller Week 3: NASL Team of the Week - Dre Fortune Week 4: NASL Team of the Week - Brian Sylvestre Week 5: NASL Team of the Week - Nazmi Albadawi Week 6: NASL Team of the Week - Christian Ibeagha, Lance Laing

NASL Spring Honors: Week 1: NASL Team of the Week - Matt Fondy and Connor Tobin Week 4: NASL Player of the Week - Matt Fondy NASL Team of the Week - Matt Fondy, Connor Tobin, Lance Laing, Nazmi Albadawi, Steven Miller Week 5: NASL Player of the Week - Brian Sylvestre NASL Team of the Week - Lance Laing, Brian Sylvestre Week 6: NASL Team of the Week - Brian Sylvestre, Steven Miller Week 8: NASL Player of the Week - Lance Laing NASL Team of the Week - Lance Laing, Steven Miller, Brian Sylvestre Week 9: NASL Team of the Week - Matt Fondy, Billy Schuler, Connor Tobin Week 11: NASL Team of the Week - Brian Sylvestre Week12: NASL Team of the Week - Billy Schuler Week 15: NASL Team of the Week - Billy Schuler, Jose Carranza Week 17: NASL Team of the Week - Lance Laing

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