Kei Kamara addressed CF Montreal supporters after the option to extend his contract was picked up by the club.
Kamara’s contract was due to expire at the end of 2022, but after the veteran striker recorded an impressive comeback with nine goals and seven assists in 32 MLS Once he appeared in the regular season (14 games), Montreal decided to keep him for another year.
Following the announcement, Kamara took to social media to apologize to the Montreal fans for the lack of communication since his option was made due to things ‘needing some ironing’, though he still reiterated his commitment to the club.
“Montreal, I thank you for the messages and I’m sorry you didn’t see my enthusiasm about making my choice,” Kamara wrote on Twitter. “Because there are things that need some ironing, but I promise you my heart is still very much alive. You and [I] I can’t wait to bring the whole Kamara family on board next season.”
Kamara’s form in 2022 helped Montreal finish second in the Eastern Conference, and return to the MLS Cup Playoffs after a one-year absence. The Canadian team then beat Orlando City 2-0 in the first round before losing 3-1 New York City In the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.
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