Bruce Kamau

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Personal information
Full name Bruce Kamau
Date of birth (1995-03-28) 28 March 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Nairobi, Kenya [1][2]
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)[3]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Western Sydney Wanderers
Youth career
N.A.B.
Campbelltown City
Adelaide City
2013–2015 Adelaide United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Adelaide Olympic 44 (16)
2014–2016 Adelaide United 29 (3)
2016–2018 Melbourne City 42 (4)
2018– Western Sydney Wanderers 0 (0)
National team
2017– Australia U23 5 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 January 2018

Bruce Kamau is a Kenyan-Australian footballer who plays as a winger for Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League.[4]

Early life[edit]

Born in Kenya, Kamau moved to Australia aged 4. He attended Rostrevor College. [5]

Playing career[edit]

Adelaide United[edit]

He made his senior professional debut for Adelaide United in the 2014 FFA Cup in a match against Wellington Phoenix at the Marden Sports Complex on 5 August 2014.[6] Adelaide won the match 1–0 in regulation time.[7] He subsequently made his A-League debut in a match against Brisbane Roar in Round one of the 2014–15 A-League season.[8]

Kamau scored his first A-League goal for Adelaide in a 1–0 win away to Melbourne Victory on 19 February, 2016, in the 90th minute of the match in Round 20 of the 2015–16 season. Kamau started in the 2016 A-League Grand Final, scoring the first goal of the game.

Melbourne City[edit]

At the end of the season, after winning the Premiership and Championship with Adelaide United, Kamau joined Melbourne City.[9][10][11] Kamau made his unofficial City debut in a 4–0 pre-season victory over NPL Victoria side Melbourne Knights FC.[12]

Western Sydney Wanderers[edit]

On 3 May 2018, Kamau was released by Melbourne City and joined Western Sydney Wanderers.[13]

Honours[edit]

with Adelaide United

with Melbourne City

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upcoming Red: Meet Bruce Kamau". Adelaide United. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Greenwood, Rob. "Kenyan brothers Bruce and Ian Kamau find football success in Australia". The Advertiser. News Corporation. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bruce Kamau". Adelaide United. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Bruce Kamau". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 2018-04-27. 
  5. ^ Jucius, Tim. "The journey starts now for Bruce Kamau". Indaily.com. InDaily. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  6. ^ Trombetta, Adam (10 September 2014). "Upcoming Red – Meet Bruce Kamau". Adelaide United FC. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  7. ^ Bennett, Josh (5 August 2014). "Valkanis praises young Reds after Cup win". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  8. ^ "Teenage prodigy Kamau commits to Adelaide". The World Game. Special Broadcasting Service. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  9. ^ "Reds face rebuild as Kamau and Goodwin confirm departures". SBS. 5 May 2016. 
  10. ^ Davutovic, David (4 May 2016). "Melbourne City to sign Adelaide United's A-League Grand Final goalscorer Bruce Kamau". The Herald Sun. 
  11. ^ "City confirm Kamau signing". Football Federation Australia. 6 May 2016. 
  12. ^ "Fornaroli stars in pre-season win over Melbourne Knights". Melbourne City FC. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  13. ^ Lynch, Michael (3 May 2018). "City release five as rebuild for next season begins". The Sydney Morning Herald. 

External links[edit]

Bruce Kamau at Soccerway