Panathinaikos eye move for ‘Crespo’ Kamara  


NOVEMBER 24, 2014 By Sahr Morris Jr.

Greek giant, Panathinaikos are the latest big club that is eyeing a move for Sierra Leone and Örebro SK striker Alhassan ‘Crespo’ Kamara.

The 21-year-old forward, who enjoyed a good second half of the season in the Swedish topflight league, scoring 14 goals from 12 matches, has caught the eyes of several European clubs, including the Greek giant.

The striker’s Swedish agent, Patrick Mork, has confirmed the interest of Panathinaikos to Swedish journalist Nerikes Allehanda. He said: “It is no secret anymore that Panathinaikos is interested and they have been here (in Sweden).”

Mork further revealed that the former Kallon FC forward attracted the eyes of former Panathinaikos sports director Nikos Dabizas during the final match of the Swedish league season when the player scored a hat-trick against Hacken.

Although Dabizas has since been fired by Panathinaikos laws week, the Swedish agent believes there is still chance for a transfer to go through.

“Dabizas really liked “Crespo” and it was a shame he had to go. But before leaving, he recommended the club to move for Crespo,” Mork said adding that there are additional options for Kamara, minus Panathinaikos.

Hull City were also linked with a move for the Sierra Leone striker, but wanted him to undergo trials before a deal cloud be finalized, with the striker’s agent and current club turning down that option.

Panathinaiko finished fourth in the Greek league last season.