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.

Kamara has at least 14 goals in each of his three previous full MLS seasons, which all came prior to his arrival in D.C. during the 2019 MLS Secondary Transfer Window. He scored three goals in five appearances and is hoping for his first 20-goal MLS campaign in 2020.

INTERNATIONAL: Kamara has made 17 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 seven 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.

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)
2020D.C. United109161001466700
2019D.C. United5332570862600
2018LA Galaxy313014268936731262720
2017Columbus Crew SC343318286738939293800
2016Columbus Crew SC252016185928038243400
Career Totals-1059552828282581208711220
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