Sporting Kansas City forward Cameron Porter suffered a broken fibula and ligament damage in his right ankle during training on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the 2017 season, the club announced today.
Porter is scheduled to undergo reconstructive surgery next Tuesday under the care of Dr. Kirk McCullough at the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic of Kansas City.
Porter, 24, has made two appearances this season for Sporting Kansas City, including a start in a 2-0 road win over the Houston Dynamo in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on June 28. The Princeton University product has played eight matches in all competitions since joining Sporting Kansas City in July 2016, having previously spent his first two professional seasons with the Montreal Impact.
Western Conference leaders Sporting Kansas City return to Children’s Mercy Park on Sunday for their inaugural match with MLS expansion side Atlanta United FC. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CT and tickets are available at SeatGeek.com.