Kamara named to Sierra Leone's provisional roster for Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Sierra Leone -  Kamara call-up

VANCOUVER, BC – ­Vancouver Whitecaps FC confirmed today that striker Kei Kamara has been named to Sierra Leone’s 35-man provisional roster for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier vs. Ethiopia.

The match will take place during the FIFA international window on September 9 in Ethiopia.

Kamara has four goals in 26 appearances for the national team, most recently helping Sierra Leone defeat Kenya 2-1 in their first 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in June 2017. 

The 33-year-old striker, who is in his first season with Whitecaps FC, has a team-high 10 goals this season in MLS play, in addition to three goals in his three Canadian Championship appearances. He’s also tied for sixth all-time with 108 MLS regular season goals.

Next up for Kamara and the 'Caps are back-to-back matches vs. San Jose Earthquakes on August 25 at Avaya Stadium (7 p.m. PT on TSN2 and 1410 AM) and September 1 at BC Place (7 p.m. PT at BC Place - tickets still available).