Adelaide United is delighted to announce forward, Asad Kasumovic, has signed a scholarship deal with the Club.
Kasumovic arrives after a strong campaign with Adelaide City in the local National Premier League (NPL) South Australia.
With the Black and Whites the 20-year-old scored six goals in 25 appearances, helping City win the championship.
Kasumovic has also previously been on the books with West Adelaide and is an exciting prospect that combines agility and finesse to great effect.
Speaking on joining the Club, Kasumovic said: “I’m really proud and grateful to be given this opportunity by Adelaide United.
“I’m also very thankful to Adelaide City for giving me a very strong platform to improve my football.
“As an aspiring footballer growing up, you always dream of playing football professionally.
“I’ve worked hard over the last few years to get to this point and I’m confident I can keep improving and get the chance to show what I’m really capable of.”
Adelaide United Head Coach, Carl Veart, said: “Asad is a player that has a lot of potential.
“After watching him in the NPL this season with Adelaide City, he has impressed me as well as in training over the last few weeks while we’ve taken a closer look at him.
“Asad provides us with another attacking option and he has the ability to impact games because he plays with a lot of flair and speed.
“His hard work starts now as he learns to adapt to the requirements of training at a professional level.”
Asad Kasumovic’s pathway to Adelaide United:
- Parafield Gardens Soccer Club (Under 4s – Under 11s)
- Croydon Kings (Under 12s – Under 13s)
- Adelaide City (Under 14s – Under 16s)
- Croydon Kings (Under 18s)
- West Adelaide (Reserves/Seniors)
- Adelaide City (Seniors)