Association football player
Birth 5 September 1989, Freetown, Western Area, Sierra Leone
Age: 30 years
Alusine Kamara (born 5 September 1989), nicknamed ‘Baggio’, is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Syrianska FC in the Swedish Allsvenskan.
Life and career
Kamara played for Freetown club FC Kallon, whom he represented in the Sierra Leone National Premier League and the African Champions League. In 2011, he agreed a loan move to Swedish Division 1 Södra (third tier) side Motala AIF, where he scored six goals in 13 appearances.
Following a summer 2011 trial with recently promoted Allsvenskan side Syrianska FC, Kamara agreed a transfer to — and a three and a half year contract with — the top tier club on 10 August 2011. He made his first Allsvenskan start a few days later in a 3-0 defeat to Mjällby AIF.
Kamara also plays international football for Sierra Leone. His debut came in a February 2011 friendly match 2-1 defeat against Nigeria in Lagos. He was also called up by Sierra Leone’s Swedish manager Lars Olof Mattsson to participate in a May 2011 training camp.