Ola Kamara

Ola Kamara
Ola Kamara
Ola Kamara
Real Name: Ola Kamara
HT: 6' 0" WT: 181
Pronunciation: O-lah kuh-MAR-uh
Age: 30 (10/15/1989)
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Hometown: Oslo, Norway

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Shenzhen FC on August 7, 2019.

A new locale didn't stop Kamara's goal-scoring production as the Norwegian international scored 14 goals in his first season with the LA Galaxy after 34 goals in two seasons in Columbus. After spending some time in China, he returns to MLS hoping to spark D.C.'s attack.

INTERNATIONAL: Kamara has made 13 senior national team caps for Norway, with his debut coming on October 11, 2013 in a FIFA World Cup qualification contest against Slovenia. He has scored six goals for his country, including a brace in a 2-0 win over Cyprus that helped Norway gain promotion into the UEFA Nations League Group B in November.

OUTSIDE MLS: Played in Scandinavia for nine years with his most successful stint coming with Stromsgodset in Norway, where he took home the 2013 Tippeligaen title. He signed with Austria Vienna in 2014 and was later loaned out to Molde, where he scored 14 goals in 29 games. Kamara spent the first part of the 2019 season with Shenzhen F.C. in the Chinese first division. He recorded one assist in six appearances across all competitions.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019D.C. United5332570862600
2018LA Galaxy313014268936731262720
2017Columbus Crew SC343318286738939293800
2016Columbus Crew SC252016185928038243400
Career Totals-958651767282441148110520
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