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L'équipe Names Charlotte FC's Adilson Malanda to Team of the Weekend

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France's most recognizable sports newspaper named Charlotte FC's Adilson Malanda to their team of the weekend. Every week they highlight notable performances from French players across the globe.

Malanda was named Man of the Match in Charlotte FC's 1-0 win in their season opener against New York City FC with a monster performance. The 22-year-old center back not only put on a defensive masterclass that included three tackles, five interceptions, four recoveries, and four ground duels won but also scored the game-winning goal.

Malanda joins prestigious company alongside Ibrahima Konaté from Liverpool, Jules Koundé from Barcelona, and Nabil Fekir from Real Betis as the standout French players of the weekend.