Stephen Adams (footballer)

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Stephen Adams
Personal information
Full name Stephen Adams[1]
Date of birth (1984-09-28) 28 September 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Aduana Stars
Number 1
Youth career
Hearts of Oak
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Aduana Stars
National team
2014– Ghana 7 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2014

Stephen Adams (born 28 September 1989 in Kumasi) is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Aduana Stars and the Ghana national football team.[2]

Club career[edit]

In 2010, Adams' club Aduana Stars won the Ghana Premier League. He was named Ghana's best domestically based goalkeeper in the same year.[3]

International career[edit]

Adams earned his first call-up for Ghana on 13 May 2010 for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.[4]

On 13 January 2014, he made his debut for the Black Stars against Congo at the 2014 African Nations Championship. He was the team's first choice goalkeeper at the tournament, conceding only one goal in six matches as Ghana finished as runner-up to Libya.[3]

On 2 June 2014, Adams was named in Ghana's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 11 June 2014. p. 17. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Aduana Stars, The New Empire Of Ghana Football | General Sports
  3. ^ a b "Stephen ADAMS". FIFA. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  4. ^ FIFA World Cup List
  5. ^ "Ghana World Cup 2014 squad". The Telegraph. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2014.