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Real Salt Lake Acquires Defender Kevon Lambert From Phoenix Rising FC

Aug 16, 2023, 1:32 PM

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ST LOUIS, MISSOURI - JUNE 28: Kevon Lambert #3 of Jamaica heads the ball against Andre Rampersad #17 and Levi Garcia #11 of Trinidad & Tobago in the first half during the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup at Citypark on June 28, 2023 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

(Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – USL Championship side Phoenix Rising FC announced the transfer of defender Kevon Lambert to Real Salt Lake on Wednesday.

The terms of the deal have yet to be released.

Lambert is the all-time leader in appearances for Rising FC with 161 games played across all competitions. In his seven years in Phoenix, Lambert recorded 15 goals and 10 assists.

He helped the Rising make the Western Conference Championship in 2018 and 2020. In 2019, Phoenix earned the Regular Season Title.

Lambert has also played with the Jamaican national team. He started his career with Montego Bay United in the Jamaica Premier League.

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Real Salt Lake Acquires Defender Kevon Lambert From Phoenix Rising FC