Triple Accolade Define Ibra Sekagya’s Season at NY Red Bulls II

Ibrahim Sekagya’s club New York Red Bulls II are the double winners of the 2016 United Soccer League (USL) regular and overall season.

The team defeated debutants Swope Park Rangers by 5-1 in a one sided final played Sunday at the Red Bull Arena. The victory makes Sekagya’s side the first MLS owned and operated USL team to win the USL Cup Final.

“It’s called the Tripple championship. Supporter’s Sheild, ed eastern conference Cup and Over all CHAMPIONSHIP of United Soccer League 2016. Great work Lads NewYork Redbulls II. You have made us proud, discount ” a delighted Sekagya posted on his social media accounts.

The result completes Red Bulls (2) fourteen game unbeaten streak with only a single draw on the road that dates back to early August 2015.

Red Bull II claimed the regular season after accumulating 69 points, seventeen ahead of Western conference leaders Sacramento Republic.

They also boast of the Longest winning run (7games) of the season which stretched from August 2 to September 7th.

Quick facts about USL
29 teams took part in this season’s US League, fifteen in the Western conference and fourteen in the Eastern.
New York Red Bull II won the USL Regular Season Title for record best points tally across both conferences.

The top eight teams in each conference advanced to the Playoffs, which saw a single-elimination bracket crown two conference champions. NYRB and Swope Park advanced to the 2016 USL Championships after emerging out of the playoffs held at the venue of the conference champion with the best regular season record. In this case Red Bull

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