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Christiano Francois named USL Championship Player of the Week

Christiano Francois
Christiano Francois was named the USL's player of the week. (Photo by Owen Yancher/For Nevada Sports Net)

Reno 1868 FC midfielder Christiano Francois was named Tuesday the USL Championship’s Player of the Week.

Francois scored twice and added an assist in Reno 1868's two games, both wins. Francois is the first player from Reno to be named to Player of the Week this season, and is still the only player to be named to Team of the Week. Francois was voted to team of the week after scoring and assisting in Reno’s season opener.

The Haiti product and former Maryland Terrapin is tied for ninth in in the USL in goals with three and tied for fifth in assists with two. Both marks lead the team.

Francois and Reno are back in action on Saturday, hosting Tacoma Defiance in the club’s home opener. Kickoff is set for 7:15 p.m. from Greater Nevada Field and will air on Nevada Sports Net.

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