Veteran Kei Kamara desperately needed to make a long-term dedication with CF Montreal, however needed to resign himself to asking for a commerce when the Montreal group refused to barter the phrases of his subsequent contract.
That is what he mentioned in a video he posted on his Instagram account on Friday night.
The 38-year-old ahead, who educated with Bleue Blanc Noir on Friday, described his journey in Montreal as a “love story”. He reiterated a number of occasions how a lot he loved enjoying and dwelling in Quebec Metropolis.
Kamara even needed to retire as a member of the group and have his household, who presently dwell in the USA, settle in Montreal.
When he met the membership’s workers in October, he obtained a proposal of a two-year contract. After receiving a meager base wage of $84,000 in 2022, he requested to barter sure phrases of this new settlement.
We made a counter provide, whereas my spouse and I have been searching for a brand new residence and a faculty for our youngsters [à Montréal], is accomplished. We have been informed it couldn’t be negotiated. I needed to settle for the provide on the desk.
“I replied that this provide was not sufficient to persuade my household and I to settle in Canada.”
Kamara considers that he dealt with this whirlwind scenario “with respect” and promised to honor his contractual obligations whereas ready for the commerce.
“I’m nonetheless beneath contract with Montreal and I’m right here to honor that settlement. I’ll do no matter they need so long as I’m beneath contract. I’m a part of the group.”
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