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Vancouver Whitecaps forward Kekuta Manneh voted MLS player of the week

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Kekuta Manneh (23) kicks the ball as Toronto FC's Michael Bradley looks on during the first half of MLS soccer in Toronto on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Manneh has been voted Major League Soccer's player of the week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
May 17, 2016 - 10:32 AM

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Kekuta Manneh has been voted Major League Soccer's player of the week.

The 21-year-old scored twice and set up another goal in Vancouver's 4-3 victory at Toronto FC on Saturday.

Manneh opened the scoring in the 12th minute after jumping on a Toronto turnover and slotting home his second goal of the season.

After fooling a Toronto defender in the 70th minute, Manneh struck again to put the Whitecaps up 3-2 before feeding Pedro Morales for the eventual winner moments later.

It was the third multi-goal game of Manneh's career.

The Whitecaps visit the Portland Timbers on Sunday.

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