Sporting KC loans Kei Kamara to Norwich FC

Updated: January 30, 2013, 12:11 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sporting Kansas City has loaned Kei Kamara to Norwich FC in a deal that will keep the forward with the English Premier League club through at least May 6.

Wednesday's deal is pending Kamara's authorization for a work permit.

Kamara had 11 goals and seven assists in 35 games for Sporting KC last season, helping the MLS club win the regular-season Eastern Conference title. He has 30 goals the past three seasons.

If Norwich City chooses not to acquire Kamara on a full transfer by May 6, he will rejoin Sporting KC and be available to play immediately.

Sporting KC will receive two-thirds of the loan fee to use as allocation money. As part of the agreement, Kamara's contract with the MLS has also been extended.

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