Nashville SC’s Hany Mukhtar named to MLS Team of the Week bench

Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar was named to the bench for the MLS Team of the Week following his performance against Atlanta United. The first Designated Player in club history scored a penalty kick and assisted Jalil Anibaba from a corner kick for a 2-2 draw against the Five Stripes.

This is Mukhtar’s second selection in 2021, and the tenth time a Nashville player has been honored.

Nashville SC 2021 Team of the Week selections

Luke Haakenson | Week 9
Randall Leal | Week 1, Week 6 (bench), Week 11
Jack Maher | Week 9 (bench)
Hany Mukhtar | Week 7, Week 12 (bench)
Alex Muyl | Week 4 
Joe Willis | Week 3 
Walker Zimmerman | Week 4

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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