Ghanaian named as the best right-back in MLS

Columbus Crew defender Harrison Afful has been named as the best right-back in the Audi Player index in the Major League Soccer for the 2016 season.

The Ghana international has been impressive since joining the MLS from Tunisian side Esperance in 2015.

Afful, who has made 75 interceptions so far this season, has bagged two goals from outside the box which earned him 490 points each.

The former Asante Kotoko topped the list followed by Montreal Impacts Hassoun Camara and Philadelphia Union’s Keegan Rosenberry occupies the third position.

Saad Abdul-Salaam of Sporting Kansas City (fourth),Robbie Rogers of LA Galaxy (fifth), Andrew Farrell (New England Revolution), Alvas Powell (Portland Timbers), Tyrone Mears (Seattle Sounders), Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake) and Eric Miller (Colorado Rapids) complete the top 10 right backs in the Major League Soccer.

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