Striker Kei Kamara cannot wait for next season to get under way and has said that he is looking forward to help Columbus Crew SC win major honours again. The 2015 MLS Eastern Conference winner has already netted three goals in two pre-season matches.
The 6ft 3 inches striker is confident ahead of the new Major League Soccer season slated for March 6, 2016, and he is expected to pilot Columbus Crew SC strike force away to Portland Timbers before hosting the Philadelphia Union on the 12th of March 2016.
But, despite several reports that the 2015 MLS MVP finalist who pushed Columbus to the MLS Cup final is unhappy with his present contract, the big No. 23 is already counting days until the action get started again.
Kamara, 31, has reiterated to Football Sierra Leone that he is happy, fit and ready to help Columbus Crew challenge to win a major trophy again.
“Always positive and much focused and can’t wait for the new season to start, Kamara told footballsierraleone.net
“I feel good, and looking forward to a good season. My hopes are to win a trophy again that hasn’t changed.
The former Norwich striker shared the goal-scoring tally last season with Sebastian Giovinco of Toronto FC and Kamara was also second to the Italian forward in MVP voting.
Several reports have stated the Sierra Leonean is third on Crew SC payroll with a base salary of $400,000 and overall earnings of $536,666.
Teammates, Argentine playmaker Federico Higuain top the Crew SC payroll with $1.175 million followed by Argentine defender Gaston Sauro ($583,200 / $599,512).