Hassoun Camara takes his retirement

Photo: Paul Chiasson, The canadian Press
Hassoun Camara comes in a spectacular manner, to deprive of the ball, Luke Boden, FC Orlando City, during a match at the Saputo stadium on September 7, 2016.

The veteran defender Hassoun Camara has decided to retire from professional soccer after a stay of seven seasons with the Montreal Impact, the last six in MLS.

 

Camara 33-year-old, finds his career in MLS with seven goals and eight assists in 134 games, including 124 in the lineup, and 10 979 minutes of the game.

 

He finished first in the club’s history in MLS for the starts and minutes played, ranked second in games played and tied for ninth for assists. He played in seven games of the playoffs of the MLS, including six as a starting, and 616 minutes of play.

 

Camara has been named the defensive player of the year, the Impact in 2016, after missing the season 2015 due to a knee injury. He had then made a comeback by scoring two goals and two assists in 27 games and 2249 minutes of the game, including 26 starts.

 

Originally from the suburbs of paris and now well-established in Montreal, the player born in senegal, who joined the Impact in 2011 and was named the outstanding player of the team during his single season in the NASL, before making the jump to MLS.

 

“It is with great emotion that I announce the end of my career as a professional player, said Camara in the press release of the team. Throughout my career with the Impact, I’ve lived great moments that will be forever etched in my heart. “

 

“I have also discovered and grown to love the city that I now consider mine. I would like to thank warmly all those who have accompanied me in this extraordinary adventure, and especially the supporters of the club, with whom I had a very special relationship. “

 

The veteran defender Hassoun Camara of the Impact retires

 

The veteran defender Hassoun Camara has decided to retire from professional soccer after a stay of seven seasons with the Montreal Impact, the last six in MLS.

 

Camara, 33 years old, concluded his MLS career with seven goals and eight assists in 134 games, including 124 in the lineup, and 10 979 minutes of the game.

 

He finished first in the club’s history in MLS for the starts and minutes played, ranked second in games played and tied for ninth for assists.

 

He played in seven games of the playoffs of the MLS, including six as a starting, and 616 minutes of play.

 

Camara has been named the defensive player of the year, the Impact in 2016, after missing the season 2015 due to a knee injury. He had then made a comeback by scoring two goals and two assists in 27 games and 2249 minutes of the game, including 26 starts.

 

At the continental level, Camara has helped the Impact win two consecutive titles in the canadian Championship, netting the winning goal during the return match of the final in Vancouver, in 2013. He was also part of the membership, which has reached the final of the champions League, the CONCACAF against the club mexican America in 2015. He scored a goal and has taken part in nine matches in the champions League, including seven as the owner.

 

Originally from the suburbs of paris and now well-established in Montreal, the player born in senegal, who joined the Impact in 2011 and was named the outstanding player of the team during his single season in the NASL, before making the jump to MLS.

 

He had previously played for Olympique de Marseille and SC Bastia, France.

 

“It is with great emotion that I announce the end of my career as a professional player, said Camara in the press release of the team. Throughout my career with the Impact, I’ve lived great moments that will be forever etched in my heart. “

 

“I have also discovered and grown to love the city that I now consider mine. I would like to thank warmly all those who have accompanied me in this extraordinary adventure, and especially the supporters of the club, with whom I had a very special relationship. “

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