Manneh Nets MLS Hat-Trick!
Former Texas Rush Player Kekuta Manneh Scored a Hat trick for Vancouver in their recent 4-1 win over the Seattle Sounders.
by Paul Kennedy - as featured in Soccer America Daily
[MLS REWIND: Week 33] Kekuta Manneh, an 18-year-old rookie, became the youngest player to score a hat trick in MLS history as he scored three goals in the first 53 minutes to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a stunning 4-1 win at Seattle. The Vancouver win along with San Jose's 1-0 victory over Colorado and Sporting Kansas City's 0-0 tie with Houston meant that none of the four teams with a chance to clinch playoff berths Wednesday night got the job done. ...Read full article.
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Here is a profile from the MLS about Kekuta's jourey from his home country of Gambia to the MLS.