Kevon Lambert

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Kevon Lambert
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-03-22) 22 March 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Clarendon Parish, Jamaica
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Phoenix Rising FC
Number 27
Youth career
2011–2015 Glenmuir High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Montego Bay United 12 (0)
2017– Phoenix Rising 42 (4)
National team
2016–2017 Jamaica U20
2017– Jamaica 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:54, 8 February 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:58, 8 February 2019 (UTC)

Kevon Lambert (born 22 March 1997) is a Jamaican international footballer who plays as a defender and as a midfielder for Phoenix Rising FC of the United Soccer League and also plays for the Jamaica national football team as a midfield player.

Club career[edit]

Montego Bay United[edit]

Lambert joined Montego Bay United in September 2016, having previously played football at Glenmuir High School, where he won the 2012 daCosta Cup, and was named captain in his last year.[1] Prior to joining MBU, he spent time on trial with Premier League club West Ham alongside compatriot Rodave Murray in 2016.[2][3]

He made his debut for MBU in November 2016, deputising for injured midfielder Dwayne Ambusley against Arnett Gardens.[4]

In spring/summer of 2017, Lambert spent the month of May on trial with Serbian side FK Vojvodina, but was unable to sign a professional contract due to European Work Permit complications.[5]

Phoenix Rising FC[edit]

Phoenix Rising FC signed Lambert on August 10, 2017.[6] Lambert re-signed with Phoenix Rising FC for the 2019 season.[7]

International career[edit]

Lambert was called up to the Jamaica Under 20 side in 2016[8][9] to play in qualification games for the 2017 CONACAF Under 20 Championship.

Lambert was called up by Jamaica head coach Theodore Whitmore in February 2017, to play against the USA,[1][10] however he remained on the bench. He made his senior international debut 13 days later, on 16 February 2017, starting in a 1-0 win over Honduras.[11][12]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 8 February 2019.[13]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Montego Bay United 2016–17 National Premier League 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Phoenix Rising 2017 United Soccer League 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1
2018 32 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 3
Career total 54 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 4
Notes

International[edit]

As of match played 12 April 2018.[14]
National team Year Apps Goals
Jamaica 2017 8 0
2018 1 0
Total 9 0

Achievements[edit]

Jamaica

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "19-y-o Kevon Lambert itches for Reggae Boyz debut". Jamaica Observer. 16 February 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Bournemouth invite Ashley Nadesan to train in bid to steal Horley Town striker from under Norwich noses". Daily Mail. 18 April 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  3. ^ "West Ham eye Jamaican duo". HITC. 17 April 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  4. ^ "MBU host Arnett Gardens in RSPL for second time in five days". Jamaica Observer. 24 November 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  5. ^ "The bitter sweet of Serbia". Jamaica Observer. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Jamaica's Lambert Joins Rising FC". United Soccer League (USL). 10 August 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  7. ^ https://www.phxrisingfc.com/news_article/show/976637
  8. ^ "Young Boyz ready for CFU Under 20 Championships". Jamaica Star. 13 June 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Under-20s Face Dominica Today". Jamaica Gleaner. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Jamaica summons Lawrence for USA match". bigapplesoccer.com. 27 January 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Brown hails Whitmore". Jamaica Star. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Reggae Boyz beat Honduras 1-0". Jamaica Observer. 16 February 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  13. ^ Kevon Lambert at Soccerway. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  14. ^ "Kevon Lambert". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.

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