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Hearts sensation Salim Adams joins US third-tier side on loan

BY: Kweku Zurek
Hearts sensation Salim Adams joins US third-tier side on loan
Accra Hearts of Oak teen sensation Salim Adams

Accra Hearts of Oak teen sensation Salim Adams has joined US third-tier side Football Club (FC) Cincinnati on a season-long loan.

The 19-year-old joins on a deal which includes an option to purchase him from the Ghanaian giants.

The deal is pending league and federation approval, in addition to ITC and work authorization.

Adams joins FCC 2 as a part of the relationships forged between FC Cincinnati, TSG Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga, and Accra Hearts of Oak, the Ghanaian champions. Adams is the first player to arrive from hearts of Oak as a part of the Common Value Club Alliance.

“I’m excited to welcome Salim to FC Cincinnati,” said Tyrone Marshall, Head Coach of FC Cincinnati 2.

“He’s a promising midfielder who will be an excellent addition to our group and our style of play at the club.”

The 19-year-old from Ghana has scored three goals in his 23 appearances in defensive midfield for Hearts of Oak, including a man-of-the-match performance in the 2022 President’s Cup victory against Asante Kotoko.