Joseph Adjei

Joseph Adjei (born August 20, 1995) is a Ghanaian football player who plays for Malkiya Club in Bahrain. He also plays for the Ghana national under-20 football team.[1][2]

Joseph Adjei
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Personal information
Full name Joseph Adjei
Date of birth (1995-08-20) August 20, 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Ghana
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Malkiya Club
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Wa All Stars 24 (3)
2016–2017Cape Town City (loan) 11 (1)
2017Al-Orouba (loan) 8 (0)
2018 Oklahoma City Energy 4 (0)
2018–19 Malkiya Club 23 (0)
2019-20 Aizawl FC 10 (0)
National team
2015 Ghana U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 October 2018

Club careerEdit

Adjei began his professional football career at Wa All Stars in the First Capital Plus Premier League, Ghana's highest league. On August 15, 2016 it was announced that he had been signed on season-long loan deal by South African top-tier side Cape Town City, where he would play his first Premier Soccer League season in 2016/17.[3]

On 17 September 2017 , it was announced that he had joined with Oman-based club Al-Oruba SC on loan.[4]

February 2018, Adjei switched teams and countries by agreeing to a contract with United Soccer League side OKC Energy FC.[5][6]

Adjei signed for Malkiya Club in Bahrain on 7 October 2018.[7]

Aizawl FCEdit

In 2020 he joined the Hero I-League side Aizawl FC for one year contact as a defender.

International careerEdit

Adjei plays as a defender for the Ghana national under-20 football team.

World CupEdit

In 2015, Adjei was selected to represent Ghana at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Ghana finished top of their group in the tournament above Austria, Argentina, and Panama. However, the team was eventually knocked-out by African counterparts, Mali.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cape Town City sign Ghana U20 defender". Phakaaathi Reporter. 2015-08-15. Archived from the original on 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2016-10-21.
  2. ^ "Cape Town City sign Ghanaian Joseph Adjei". kickoff.com. 2016-08-15. Retrieved 2016-10-21.
  3. ^ "New Cape Town City defender Joseph Adjei is eager to make his mark in the PSL". kickoff.com. 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2016-10-21.
  4. ^ "Defender Joseph Adjei joins Saudi side Al Oroubah on loan". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Joseph Adjei". www.footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Joseph Adjei". www.worldfootball.net. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  7. ^ Former Ghana U20 defender Joseph Adjei signs for Al Malkiya in Bahrain, ghanasoccernet.com, 7 October 2018
  8. ^ "Joseph Adjei Player Profile". ESPN FC. Retrieved 2016-10-21.

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