Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe

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Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-10-24) 24 October 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth London, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Winger
Youth career
2005–2006 Saint Francis Red Flash
2007–2008 George Mason Patriots
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 FC Viikingit 9 (4)
2010 FC Tampa Bay 21 (1)
2011 Barnet 1 (0)
2011–2012 Agrotikos Asteras 19 (4)
2013 Panachaiki 22 (3)
2013–2014 El Qanah 19 (4)
2014–2016 Al-Gaish 31 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:44, 20 November 2016 (UTC).

Kwame "JJ" Adjeman-Pamboe (born 24 October 1987 in London, England[1]) is an English-born naturalized American soccer player of Ghanaian heritage who most recently played for Al-Gaish in the Egyptian Premier League.


Youth and college[edit]

Adjeman-Pamboe grew up in Bowie, Maryland, attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School, played club soccer for the Bethesda Raptors and Columbia United, and played two years of college soccer at Saint Francis University before transferring to George Mason University as a junior.[2] In his senior season at George Mason he was named the Most Outstanding Player at the CAA Men's Soccer Championship, was a CAA All-Tournament Team selection, a First-Team NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region selection, and a First-Team All-CAA selection.


Adjeman-Pamboe was selected in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft (28th overall) by Colorado Rapids,[3] but after trialling with them was not offered a contract by the club.[4] Adjeman-Pamboe instead signed with Finnish club Viikingit in August 2009[5] and spent one year with the team, scoring 4 goals in 9 Ykkönen appearances.

Adjeman-Pamboe returned to the United States in 2010, and signed the FC Tampa Bay of the USSF Division 2 Professional League in January.[6]

In February 2011, he returned to his country of birth, England, and signed for Barnet.[7] On 26 February 2011, Kwame made his debut coming off the bench in added time against Lincoln City replacing Sam Deering.[8] He left Barnet at the end of the 2010-11 season.

In Summer 2011, Adjeman-Pamboe joined Agrotikos. He scored his first goal for Agrotikos against Kallithea F.C., with his team winning 1-0. In January 2013, he joined Panachaiki, leaving at the end of the season.

In December 2013, he joined El Qanah in the Egyptian Premier League, scoring on his debut against Ismaily on 25 December, a 1-2 loss. He scored his second goal in a 1-1 draw against Wadi Degla on 29 January 2014.


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