Signing news: Childhood dream comes true for Wanderers' FFA Cup hero Adam

Teenage striker Mohamed Adam has signed a two-year scholarship contract with Western Sydney Wanderers.

Adam's promotion comes just two sleeps after he scored a goal and played a crucial part in Kwame Yeboah's winner to help seal Western Sydney's passage into the FFA Cup Round of 16 with a 2-1 win over Perth Glory.

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The 19-year-old - who has scored 21 goals in 21 games for the club's NPL 2 side - has also featured in several pre-season friendlies, including in the club's Bankwest Stadium opener against Leeds United.

“I feel the hard work has paid off. I am definitely stoked and honoured to wear the Red & Black,” said Adam.

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“I have supported the Wanderers from the start, and living in Western Sydney, and watching them play week in and out, the club is very important to me."

“I’ve had a lot of guidance from players like Pirmin Schwegler and Raddy Majewski and the coaches – Markus (Babbel), JP (Jean-Paul de Marigny), Labi (Labinot Haliti), Arthur Diles and Ian Crook. There is a really good support network around me.

“I feel very honoured, it is a childhood dream come true.”