Football has given me opportunities that I never expected. Football gave me the opportunity to represent Australia and Victoria on a national level and I was given the opportunity to travel the world. It gave me that sense of encouragement to do more with my life and that with hard work anything can be achieved.”
Kamal is still a resident in Port Melbourne and continues to play with the Port Melbourne ‘Sharks’ Soccer Club NPL (National Premier League) team.
He has been honoured in the Port Melbourne Soccer Club Hall of Champions due to his achievements which include:
Representing Australia with the Young Socceroos on from 2007 – 2010
Playing A-League with Melbourne Heart (now known as Melbourne City) in 2010-2012
Playing in the NPL for the Senior Men’s Port Melbourne Sharks Soccer Club team from 2013 – present, winning the National Premiers League 2015 Victoria Gold Medal – the NPL’s Best and Fairest award.