Ghanaian defender/midfielder Emmanuel Adjetey will begin a trial with FC Edmonton this week.
Adjetey represented Ghana at the U-17 level and is a product of Ashanti Gold SC, a club that has been a virtual (pardon the pun) goldmine for producing players who make the moves from Africa to larger leagues around the world. At one time, Liverpool had its eye on Adjetey as part of a partnership/development deal it had with “AshGold.” Adjetey has has also played with Liberty Professionals FC in Ghana’s top division.
Judging solely by the highlight reel, we can see that Adjetey can play in the middle, on the wing or at fullback, and is a favourite free-kick option with a fairly decent left foot. (Now, mind you, these highlight reels that players and agents put together only show the good, not the bad). But the roster lists show that he’s mainly used as a left back.
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