Soca Warriors defender Carlyle Mitchell had the dubious honour of conceding an own goal as his Indy Eleven was edged 1-0 by Ottawa Fury in the United Soccer League on Wednesday night.
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A former Korea-based player, Mitchell was alone at the back post when Ottawa Fury‘s Kevin Oliveira won a right-sided free-kick at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Oliveira took the free-kick himself and Mitchell in an effort to clear the danger, got himself in a tangle and turned the ball into his own net in the 28th minute, for what turned out to be the lone goal of the Eastern Conference match.
T&T’s Nathan Lewis, a striker who was also signed by Indy Eleven earlier this year, was not among his team’s 18-man roster
Also on Wednesday, Raleigh, North Carolina, T&T midfielder Andre Fortune played 85 minutes before he was replaced by Nelson Blanco in North Carolina’s 2-0 loss to Pittsburgh Riverhounds at Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania