Evergreen Solomon Asante marked his return to the United Soccer League with a goal and a hatrick of assist to power Phoenix Rising FC I to a landslide win over Portland FC.
The 29 year Ghanaian forward picked up his new season from where he ended the last edition with a routine goal and three assist in an emphatic 6-1 win for the host.
The former Berekum Chelsea FC and TP Mazembe attacking sensation announced his return to the United Soccer League in grand style with a four goal contribution.
Asante ended last season as the top assist provider to add to golden boot in a his best ever season as a footballer.
Phoenix Rising FC eventually missed out on the ultimate glory via the magic of playoff in the zonal league.
The Ghanaian import however swept all the individual at stake to cap his most remarkable campaign at individual level.