Kei Kamara yesterday admits he cannot wait to start playing with some of his exciting team mates at Columbus Crew. The former Kansas City, Norwich and Middleborough striker who completed his move as a free agent told Football Sierra Leone.
“I can’t wait to re-unite and train with my new club. Am eager, and am going to be committed, am back to where it all begins for me.
“I want to be in the box,” Kamara said. “I want to score goals so I can have some fun celebrations, because that’s just my personality. But at the same time, I want to be a part of something good.
“Also happy to have my family here, it’s a great feeling. I hope I’ll be a good addition when it’s finally time for me to step in and play.”
According to Crew Kamara 30 deal is completed but details of contract was not unveiled and will be officially added to the club’s timetable January 1, 2015.
Kamara recently was training with Wolves after a one-year stint with English Football League Championship club Middlesbrough ended in August by mutual consent.
The Sierra Leonean international scored 52 goals during an eight-year Major League Soccer career that began when the Crew made him the ninth overall selection in the 2006 Super Draft.
“He’s a proven goal-scorer in this league,” said Crew Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter. “He played wide for Kansas City, (but) we see him more as a (forward). That’s the position he’s most comfortable with.
“He’s a hard worker, he’s a leader, and he’s good in the locker room. I think he has a lot of attributes that make him valuable.”
Kei Kamara most notable in English Premier League is his 58th minute’s equaliser against Everton in 2013-2014 seasons is the first from a Sierra Leonean in the Premier League, his goal also bring to a total of 88 different nations leaving the mark in the League.