Kei Kamara grabs first career hat trick in Revs rout of Orlando City

Sierra Leone international Kei Kamara scored his first career hat trick to help the New England Revolution beat Orlando City 4-0 on Saturday night and he becomes the 12th Member of MLS’ Triple-Digit Club.

“I’m 33. I think it just came at the right time,” Kamara told clubs website with a smile as he held his young daughter Kierin in his arms during his postgame press conference. “There have to be a few threes in your age before you can get that.”

The veteran striker added, “It was one of those days I just felt good from warm-ups,” Kamara said. “Every ball was going into the back of the net. I was like, ‘Wow, this just feels like a special day today.”

New England Revolution’s Kei Kamara (23) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first half of an MLS soccer game against Orlando City SC in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Kamara gave the Revolution the lead in the 26th minute with a leaping right-footed stab from close range to finish Scott Caldwell’s cross.

He registered his second in the 75th minute after a give-and-go with Lee Nguyen before completing his hattrick by finishing a breakaway in the 89th.

It was Kamara’s 11th goal of the season and the 100th goal of his MLS career.

Teal Bunbury capped the scoring for the Revs in the second minute of second-half stoppage time.

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