Ola Kamara

LA Galaxy statement on forward Ola Kamara

LOS ANGELES (Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019) – The LA Galaxy will grant forward Ola Kamara’s request to travel to China ahead of a possible transfer to a Chinese Super League Team, the club announced today.

Statement from LA Galaxy General Manager Dennis te Kloese:

“Ola has expressed to us his intention to pursue opportunities elsewhere and we have identified an option that would greatly benefit our club financially. We believe that this decision was needed to improve and balance our roster while granting Ola’s request. The transfer would allow us to achieve the best solution for addressing our needs both now and in the future.”

Kamara, 29, was acquired by the LA Galaxy in a trade with Columbus Crew SC ahead of the 2018 season. Last year, the Norway International made 31 appearances while scoring 13 goals and adding three assists during the MLS Regular Season.

The LA Galaxy open the 2019 MLS Regular Season this Saturday, March 2 at 5 p.m. PT when they host the Chicago Fire at Dignity Health Sports Park (FS1, FOX Deportes).