Hany Mukhtar named 2022 MLS MVP | Rare Techy
Hany Mukhtar’s heroics helped Nashville SC reach the second-last playoff in 2022 and they also won the German’s first MVP award.
Mukhtar became the first Nashville SC player to win the award in the club’s short MLS history. Vela received 48% of the votes for MVP, while runner-up Sebastian Driussi received a total of 16%. 2022 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Andre Blake was third in the voting.
Mukhtar, 27, took his second major productive leap in MLS this season, finishing with 23 goals and 11 assists in 34 league appearances. It was the second consecutive season that Mukhtar had double-digit goal and assist totals, leading Nashville SC in each category.
He now has 47 goals and 27 assists in 85 career league appearances, remaining one of the most dynamic offensive players in MLS.
Nashville SC scored 50 points in 2022, finished fifth in the Western Conference and secured a playoff spot for the second-straight year.