ÖFB young striker Adamu moves to Austria

Vienna Austria has signed Cynthia Adamu and given the younger sister of Salzburg striker Junior Adamu a contract until the summer of 2025. The 17-year-old last belonged to the GAK, but has already played for the ÖFB-Frauen-Akademie for two years. The club announced this on Thursday.

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“I’m looking forward to the exciting and interesting challenges that await me at Austria,” said Adamu. “I am also fully convinced that we will fit together really well as a new team and can hardly wait to complete the first training sessions and games.”

Training in the ÖFB women’s academy

Like her brother Junior, Adamu started playing soccer at GAK in the summer of 2018 and quickly became a goalscorer with the girls. After three years, she dared to join the ÖFB-Frauen-Akademie, where she is also pursuing her school career.

In May 2022, Adamu made her debut for the Austrian U16 national team against Spain, five days later she scored her first goal in team kit against Iceland. To date, three appearances for the U16 team have been followed by nine games in the U17 team, including five in the European Championship qualifier.


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