The Full 90

The Full 90's Player of the Week This Week: Kei Kamara

said written

about Kei Kamara's unfortunate miss earlier this season. But here are the facts: a) He has 5 goals this year (which leads the team and puts him third behind Edson Buddle and Dwayne De Rosario in the league) and b) He is, easily, the best attacking player wearing a Kansas City uniform (sorry Ryan Smith fans).

Kamara is a guy who puts himself into great situations when playing centrally, case in point the much ballyhooed miss and the final goal he scored Saturday night. I can't say the same thing about his positioning and ethic when stretched out wide, but thankfully that job seems behind him now. He's also a gifted aerial player who has the swagger to attempt ridiculous shots (see: goal no. 1 Saturday night) and try and beat guys one-on-one.

He gets this award this week not only for the two goals he scored to keep in the Wizards in the game against Chicago, but also for his tireless work when the team was chasing a result. I counted at least three times that he climbed over Chicago's center backs to flick a header into a teammates path only to find the teammate (often Josh Wolff) wasn't in position to accept it.

So congrats to Kei, who is the first unanimous POTWTW in The Full 90's history of imaginary voting. He'll half to settle for this, as Philadelphia's Danny Mwanga won the MLS Goal of the Week.

Here's the final goal of the game, also known as Kei's Atonement.

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