By Rebecca Nantale
24-year-old Ugandan forward Edward Kizza delivered a man-of-the-match performance as his side Pittsburgh Riverhounds cruised to a comfortable 4-1 victory on Saturday.
Riverhounds beat Las Vegas four goals to one in the United Soccer League, Kizza scored two goals in first half.
Kizza earned the Heineken Man of the Match accolade for his spirited perfoemance, scoring two goals, completing 91.7% of his passes and 6 touches in the opposition 18 yard box.
The versatile forward scored his first league goal of the season 21 minutes in to the game to put the hosts ahead.
He slotted a close-range shot from a fine cross from the left flank courtesy of teammate Langston Blackstock.
Ten minutes later, Kizza elevated himself to connect to a beautiful cross from the right by Burke Fahling to send a powerful header for goal number two.
His teammates Kenardo Forbes and Danny Rios would put the icing on the cake with the third and fourth goal in the second half.
Kizza has scored 3 goals for the Hounds in all competitions this term.