Adom Ibrahim, young Ghanaian striker, drowns and dies in Denmark

Adom Ibrahim, young Ghanaian striker, drowns and dies in Denmark

- Adom Ibrahim has lost his life in Denmark after drowning in a pool

- The incident happened just five months after he left his country Ghana

- Ibrahim's dream of playing at the top of his career has ended

Ghanaian football fraternities have been thrown into serious mourning following the death of young striker Adom Ibrahim who died after drowning in the swimming pool.

The prayers of all young footballers in Africa is to one day leave the continent for a move to Europe where they can play for bigger clubs and make more money for themselves.

Many African players are currently playing for top teams in Europe with the likes of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane making their nations and people proud while playing for Liverpool.

This was the thought of young Ghanaian player Adom Ibrahim when he left Ghana five months ago with the hope of him getting to the zenith of his career in Europe.

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But he never knew that his dreams of playing at the top will not be fulfilled.

Ibrahim joined Hobro IK from third-tier Accra Sporting Club in January on a three-year deal, but found unconscious in a swimming pool on Monday, June 15.

Accra Sporting Club President Fiifi Parker Hanson has described the death of Ibrahim as a shocking one adding that he is still battling with the heartbreaking news.

"The loss of Adom will be painfully felt by our club, supporters and indeed all who ever had the pleasure of knowing him. We love you Adom and your memory will eternally stay with us,'' Hanson explained according to Ghana soccernet.

Adom Ibrahim, young Ghanaian striker, drowns and dies in Denmark
Adom Ibrahim, young Ghanaian striker, drowns and dies in Denmark (photo: Saddick Adams on Twitter)
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Earlier, had reported how former Chelsea star Michael Essien revealed how Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho told him not to join Arsenal but instead make a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid.

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That was eight years ago when the Ghanaian was about to leave Premier League side Chelsea where he played and won titles under Jose Mourinho.

Many clubs were interested in signing Michael Essien then when he was at Chelsea in which Arsenal were among and clubs like Paris-Saint-Germain and Milan.

Essien explained that Jose Mourinho called him when he heard about the news of him been linked with Arsenal and ordered him not to make any move to the North London side.

During his time at Arsenal, Jose Mourinho had tough competitions and rivalries between former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

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