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Kei Kamara scores his first goal in a Revolution jersey

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Kamara grabbed a goal and assist against the New York Cosmos.

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It took seven games, but Kei Kamara has scored his first goal as a member of the New England Revolution.

With his team down 2-1 against the New York Cosmos (NASL), Revs head coach Jay Heaps inserted Kamara for Scott Caldwell in the 61st minute. A mere 14 minutes later, the forward tied the game by taking a shot from a narrow-angle.

Kamara was also influential in the go-ahead goal, helping set up a Teal Bunbury tally in the 83rd minute. Kamara's simple layoff lead to a Bunbury rocket that helped the Revs advance to the Sixth Round of the US Open Cup.

Kamara was acquired by the Revs in a trade with Columbus Crew SC on May 12. While the Sierra Leone native has been active in the final third, he didn't appear on the score sheet until Wednesday night.

In sum, Kamara has played five league games and two Open Cup games.