Kamal Miller

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Kamal Miller
Personal information
Full name Kamal Anthony Miller[1]
Date of birth (1997-05-16) May 16, 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Orlando City
Number 27
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 Syracuse Orange 78 (7)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 K-W United 23 (2)
2018 Reading United 9 (0)
2019– Orlando City 7 (0)
National team
2017 Canada U20 1 (0)
2019– Canada 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 13, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 23, 2019

Kamal Anthony Miller (born May 16, 1997) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays as a defender for Orlando City in Major League Soccer and the Canadian national team.

Career[edit]

Amateur and college[edit]

Miller played four years of college soccer at Syracuse University between 2015 and 2018. During his time at Syracuse, Miller earned both All-ACC and All-South Region honors.[2]

While at college, Miller also played for USL PDL sides K-W United FC[3][4] and Reading United AC.[5]

Professional[edit]

Orlando City[edit]

On January 11, 2019, Miller was selected 27th overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft by Orlando City.[6] He officially signed with the club on March 1, 2019[7] and made his professional debut appearance the following day, starting in Orlando's season opener, a 2–2 draw with New York City FC.[8]

International[edit]

Miller was capped at youth level for Canada U20s, competing at the 2017 CONCACAF U20 Championship. On March 18, 2019, he received his first senior call-up for Canada for their final CONCACAF Nations League qualifying game against French Guiana.[9] In June 2019, Miller was selected in Canada's 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup squad and made his senior international debut on June 23, entering as a 61st minute substitute in Canada's final group stage match, a 7–0 win over Cuba.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "40-Player National Team Roster: 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup: Canada" (PDF). CONCACAF. p. 2. Retrieved May 20, 2019 – via Bernews.
  2. ^ "Kamal Miller – Men's Soccer". Syracuse University Athletics. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "K-W United FC – 2016 Regular Season – Roster – # – Kamal Miller -". www.uslleaguetwo.com. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "K-W United FC – 2017 Regular Season – Roster – # – Kamal Miller -". www.uslleaguetwo.com. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  5. ^ "Reading United AC – 2018 Regular Season – Roster – # – Kamal Miller – D". www.readingunitedac.com. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  6. ^ "Former Syracuse centerback Kamal Miller drafted 27th overall in MLS SuperDraft". The Daily Orange – The Independent Student Newspaper of Syracuse, New York. January 11, 2019. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  7. ^ "Orlando City SC Signs 2019 MLS SuperDraft Pick Kamal Miller | Orlando City Soccer Club".
  8. ^ "Boxscore: Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC 03/02/2019 | Matchcenter".
  9. ^ Culver, Jordan. "Orlando City centerback Kamal Miller called up to Canadian men's national team". Pro Soccer USA.
  10. ^ "Canada v Cuba Match Report". www.goldcup.org. Retrieved June 23, 2019.

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