Sierra Leonean professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire Kei Kamara has called for a peaceful general election in Sierra Leone, which will take place on Saturday.
“I am your brother, ex leone star player, Kei Kamara”, he stated
He reminded young people that most of the people who followed him are young people. . he added that Sierra Leone belongs to all of us and that we should all come together to improve the country.
Kei Kamara, who recorded the video just after training added ” Sierra Leone is not owned by APC or SLPP but by all of us”
Kei Ansu Kamara (/ˈkaɪ kəˈmɑːrə/; born 1 September 1984) is a Sierra Leonean professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire. He is one of only eleven players to have scored 100 goals in MLS history, achieving the landmark in 300 appearances. He is currently third on MLS’s all-time scoring list also, having the distinction of scoring for 10 different MLS clubs, during his soccer career in the U.S
Kamara was born and raised in Kenema, Sierra Leone’s second-largest city, and began his career playing for Kallon F.C. from 2001–2003. At age 16, Kamara and his family migrated to the United States through a refugee program, initially moving to Maryland, before settling with relatives in Hawthorne, California, near Los Angeles. He became an American citizen.
Kamara played college soccer at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where, in his second year, he was named third-team All-American. Kamara also spent two seasons with Orange County Blue Star in the USL Premier Development League.