2018 Awards

2018 Fan-Voted FC Cincinnati Player of the Year

Check out who CST listeners/readers voted as the 2018 Fan-Voted Player of the Year. This player has set numerous league and team records in 2018 and has been featured in the USL Team of the Week 10 times.

Cincinnati Soccer Talk listeners and readers voted Emmanuel Ledesma their Player of the Year with 70.5% of the total fan vote! The Argentine midfielder tied Sean Okoli’s record for goals in a season (16) and set the USL record for assists in a season (15). Check out some of Ledesma’s achievements from the 2018 season below. Stay Tuned to CST as we will release additional awards throughout the week.

2018 Cincinnati Soccer Talk Fan-Voted FC Cincinnati Player of the Year: Emmanuel Ledesma

Photo Credit: Alex Vehr


  • USL Team of the Week Winner – 10 times
  • USL June Player of the Month
  • Team leader & 5th in USL in Goals – 16
  • Team leader & USL leader in Assists – 15
  • Team leader in Chances Created – 63
  • Logged 3 assists in 2 games this season – 5/20 vs. NCFC & 9/6 vs. TFC 2
  • Team leader in Key Passes – 63
  • One of Ledesma’s most impressive moments in 2018 claimed the Week 14 Goal of the Week. Ledesma found space on the left wing and placed a shot off the crossbar and into the net. Check out the goal below.

@bryanweigel for @CincySoccerTalk


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