Augustine Williams helps Battery to USL Western Conference final
Augustine Williams scored as Charleston Battery crowned 2023 USL Eastern Conference champions Patriots Point on Sunday.
The Sierra Leone International recorded his sixteen of the season to help Battery to a 2-1 win over Louisville City. An early goal from Arturo Rodriguez set the tone for the night as Williams converted a penalty that proved to be the difference.
“My job is to help the team win anyway,” Williams told Football Sierra Leone.
The Batterys’ top scorer added, “It’s great if I score, but my number 1 objective is to help the team win.”
“I’m happy to be able to score my sixteen goals in all competitions. This shows my hard work and dedication have paid off.
The victory propelled Charleston to the USL Championship Final for the first time since 2012.
They’ll face Phoenix Rising in the Western Conference Champions Final on Sunday, 12 November 2023.
Charleston Battery aiming to win their fifth league title in club history.
Williams is on the home support as he dedicates the conference title to them.
“It’s been an amazing feeling. We call them the twelfth man for a reason. They’ve always backed us from the beginning, even from last year. The guys over here, we can see it. For them to support us, to see it all the way through, it’s been very, very massive for us. As long as these guys are behind us, we’re gonna give them everything that we got.”