As we wrap up February and the 13 games played in the Men's Division, let's take a look at our Team of the Month: six players and the manager that stood above the competition.
February 2023 KINGS OF THE COURT
GOALKEEPER: Dmytro Fedyk
One of the primary reasons why FC Tryzub have been so good this season is that they have not one, but two great goalkeepers that anchor a defense that has only conceded 9 goals in 6 games. With Bojan Pejovic being on the December Team of the Month, it's only fitting that Dmytro Fedyk's recent performances between the posts have been acknowledged. With Pejovic serving a suspension, Fedyck stepped up and played the entire match against Futsal Factory, scoring a goal and conceding just one in an 11-1 victory on the road. He conceded 0 goals in one half played against Cadence SFC on February 18th as FC Tryzub finished the month of February with 26 GF and just 3 GA.
FIXO: Isai Rivas
Isai Rivas has been in stellar form for New Mexico Flagship FC since the Southwest Conference kicked off. In just two games this month, the Flagship playmaker has been pulling the strings everywhere across the court, recording 1 goal and 3 assists in a February 11th match against Brusa FC. That loss must have lit a fire in him as he was able to improve his goal tally the following week, scoring 3 and assisting 3 in a dominant victory over San Diego Voyagers at home.
ALA: Jonnathan Segura
Setting the tempo for a perfect month and a great start to the season for Brusa FC has been Jonnathan Segura, the recent NFPL Player of the Week winner. In two winning efforts this month, Segura recorded a total of 3 goals and 4 assists, and nearly had more. A goal and 3 assists put the game out of reach against New Mexico Flagship FC on February 11th, and two weeks later he opened up the scoring with 2 goals and an assist in the first half against San Diego Voyagers.
ALA: TJ Manning
A massive month for TJ Manning culminated in a 12-12 draw in Minnesota against Joy Athletic on the 18th, where he scored 3 goals and provided 3 assists that helped drag Ginga FS back into that game. Adding those tallies to 2 more goals and 2 more assists in 3 other games in February brings Manning to 10 total points scored this month for the Cincinnati-based futsal club.
PIVO: Igor Bych
Like clockwork, FC Tryzub continue their winning ways and Igor Bych continues to bang them in. In 3 games in February, the FC Tryzub pivo found the back of the net twice in each game and recording 4 assists to boot. An excellent run of form in front of the net for Bych has allowed FC Tryzub to build on the league's best defense, outscoring opponents 26-3 during the month.
6TH: Lee Mitchell
Lee Mitchell, the San Diego Voyagers playmaker, has been in great form to begin the season. In their season opener at home, he recorded 2 goals and 3 assists in a narrow victory over Colorado Futsal Academy on February 4th. Another assist in their match on the road at Brusa FC brings Mitchell's total points in the month to 6.
MANAGER: Dante Garcia
With a perfect 2 wins from 2 games, Columbus Futsal Club manager Dante Garcia leads the February Team of the Month. Since the beginning of the month, victories for Columbus FC have seen them climb to the top of the Midwest Conference standings, scoring 20 goals and conceding 10.
Congratulations to our February 2023 Team of the Month! Best of luck to these Kings of the Court and the rest of the players and managers in the upcoming games this season.
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