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D.C. United looking at Alhaji Kamara?

A new name surfaces on the Black-and-Red radar.

Steven Goff tweeted out this morning that D.C. United is looking at forward Alhaji 'Adriano' Kamara, a 22 year-old forward from Sierra Leone, recently from IFK Norrkoping in the Allsvenskan in Sweden. The 5 foot 11 inch forward had to stop playing soccer due to a heart condition which could have resulted in his death if it was not discovered, so he has been inactive for several months.

Kamara scored 16 goals in 40 appearances for Norropking before being loaned to Johor Darul Takzim FC in the Malaysia Super League. The loan was cancelled after four appearances in 4 months, and he returned to Sweden to help win the League in 2015. Presumably, the rise in goal scoring prowess from Emir Kujovic also lent itself to his loan.

This would not be the first time Kamara has come to MLS, after trialing in 2011 with the Portland Timbers, so the one constant in both MLS trials is apparently Amos Magee, who was on the Timbers' staff and is here now. The Black-and-Red does need to get a younger forward as part of their roster (along with Fabian Espindola, Alvaro Saborio leads the team in goal scoring, and has done so in substitute appearances), but they would have to move a couple of things around to accommodate Kamara should they like him enough to sign him, as they are maxed on roster and international roster spots.

Here's his highlight reel because, well, highlight reel: