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EXCLUSIVE: Adiyiah on trial at Swedish side Malmo, set to seal deal

Published on: 27 February 2014
Dominic Adiyiah training with Malmo

Ghana striker Dominic Adiyiah has begun training with Swedish top-flight side Malmo FF after turning down Kalmar FF, can exclusively reveal.

Sources at the club told Ghana’s leading football portal that the 2009 FIFA U20 World Cup Most Valuable Player and top scorer met expectations.

"We've watched Dominic Adiyiah a while longer and think he has qualities that can bring where his style of play can give us new options," Malmo’s sporting director Daniel Andersson said.

Malmo have former Heart of Lions striker Benjamin Fadi in their books and could be set to increase the rank of Ghanaians by signing Adiyiah.

The 23-year-old trained with Kalmar FF last week and played in two pre-season friendlies but could not reach a deal with them.

Adiyiah is available on a free after terminating his contract with Ukrainian side Arsenal Kyiv.

The former AC Milan player is in search of regular playing time to see if he can gatecrash Ghana’s World Cup squad.

Adiyiah was part of the Black Stars set-up which played Egypt in Cairo last November in the return leg World Cup playoff.

He played a cameo in Ghana squad which reached the last eight of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.


This article has 5 comment(s), give your comment
  • kuukuphilly says:
    February 27, 2014 10:59 pm
    adiyiah dey hustle!
  • spellBOUND says:
    February 27, 2014 11:15 pm
    we wish him well and luck. gatecrashing the squad will be hard, as player like yiadom and accam aren't even on the subs list...
  • lion-fire says:
    February 27, 2014 11:47 pm
    Still got time to gate crash for 2018 . Back to basics, start from the bottom up.good luck
  • anokwale says:
    February 28, 2014 02:33 am
    He should try to make a comback for AFCON 2015.
  • kojo says:
    March 01, 2014 08:36 am
    He is good and I believe he can.....go high man