AFC Cup 2018: Goal's Player of the Week - New Radiant SC's Ali Fasir

Ali Fasir
The 29-year-old grabbed a hat-trick in New Radiant's win over Abahani Dhaka...

Maldives' New Radiant SC kept their advantage atop Group E with a 5-1 win on Wednesday. 

The star of the night for the Maldives side was their 29-year-old attacking midfielder Ali Fasir who was in sensational form during the game, scoring three of the five goals New Radiant scored. 

Fasir opened the scoring for New Radiant with a penalty in the 19th minute before Abahani equalised. But Fasir came up with two goals to complete his hat-trick and put his side firmly in the driving seat. 

Ali Fasir

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He played 77 minutes for New Radiant and tallied four shots on target. He completed 78% of his passes and won 33% of his duels. 

Ultimately, his performances have powered New Radiant to an important win and Faris is rightly named as Goal's Asian Player of the Week! 

Congrats Ali!