Former Leone Stars striker Kei Kamara has bid farewell to Chicago as he sets off to represent the MLS All-Star team in a thrilling match against Arsenal.
Kamara is among the twenty-six exceptional players chosen to represent Major League Soccer in the highly anticipated 2023 MLS All-Star game, which will be held at Audi Field, home to D.C. United, on Wednesday, July 19, 2023.
Having joined the Chicago Fire just a year ago, Kamara made an impressive impact, swiftly emerging as the club’s leading goal scorer. With a remarkable tally of five goals in 16 games, he showcased his prowess on the field. What sets Kamara apart is his unique distinction of having played for an unprecedented ten different teams throughout his illustrious career.
The selection process for the MLS All-Star team involved a comprehensive voting system, incorporating the opinions of fans, media, and players alike.
Head coach Wayne Rooney, representing the host team D.C. United, had the privilege of handpicking twelve players, while MLS Commissioner Don Garber personally selected two exceptional players to complete the team’s lineup.
As Kamara bids adieu to Chicago, he eagerly anticipates the upcoming challenge of facing off against Arsenal, one of Europe’s premier football clubs. The 2023 MLS All-Star game promises to be a thrilling spectacle, showcasing the immense talent and skill within Major League Soccer. Football enthusiasts around the world are eagerly counting down the days until this epic clash of sporting giants takes place.