Former Ghana junior and youth international, Sadick Adams has revealed that he had his toughest time on the local scene at now defunct AshantiGold.
The now 33-year old had his formative years with the Obuase based club and eventually rose to the level expected of every talented footballer.
Sadick Adams’ had the world at his feet in 2007 when he led Ghana’s U-17 national male team, the Black Starlets to a fourth place finish at the FIFA World Cup in Korea.
His burgeoning career then took a downhill when a contractual mistake saw him become a journey man across 14 clubs in Europe, Asia and Africa.
The tough and bulky striker’s troubles began when he signed a pre-contract with Spanish La Liga side, Atletico Madrid after the World Cup but an earlier agreement on his blind side with Tunisia club, Etoile du Sahel incurred FIFA’S ban for four months plus $120,000 fine in 2009.
Sadick Adams, who played for Berekum Chelsea and Asante Kotoko after globetrotting, tells Radio Gold Sports that, AshantiGold gave him the best football education.
“For me I think it is AshantiGold because I started from there, the AshantiGold Academy.
“You know playing over there and working so hard to be in the first team, having all these kind of big names, Valentine Atem and those like Emmauel Osei Kuffour and Joe Hendricks and a lot of players.
“A lot of players like Daniel Opare, Gladson Awako and many others like Opoku Agyemnag, they were also playing in the academy.
“If you hear this kind of names in the academy, you need to work hard and get the opportunity to be registered into the first team so it was more challenging.
“But when I came to Asante Kotoko I was already mature and had already played abroad and locally and so I did not face much difficulties there.” Sadick Adams told Radio Gold Sports.
Sadic Adams’s journey took him to Atletico Madrid, Etoile Du Sahel, Voijvodina and Al Ansar after being in and out of Berekum Chelsea, Asante Kotoko.