MLS: Kei Kamara and Ismaël Koné prominent

MLS: Kei Kamara and Ismaël Koné in full view


After scoring two goals in Tuesday's game against the Chicago Fire, CF Montreal forward Kei Kamara earned a spot on the Major League Soccer Team of the Week on Thursday.  

The veteran from Sierra Leone scored twice in quick succession in the first half, in a 3-2 victory for the Bleu-Blanc-Noir at Stade Saputo. The win cemented Montreal's place in the top 3 of the Eastern Conference standings.

Having played 29 games this season, including 12 starts, Kamara has eight goals and seven assists . This is the third time in 2022 that he has been voted into the team of the week.

Koné returns to this group – this time on the bench – for the first time since the fourth week of activities. Against Chicago, the young midfielder made an accomplice of one of Kamara's nets and he directed a shot towards the cage defended by Gaga Slonina. Spending 90 minutes on the field, the Quebecer completed 90.9% of his passes.