South African football club – Stellenbosch Football Club have confirmed giving Jayden Adams a long-term professional contract, becoming their first academy graduate.

“Jayden Adams [18yrs] puts pen to paper on a long term deal with #sfc. Adams becomes the first Academy graduate to sign a professional contract with the club,” the club announce via its Twitter handle.

Adams managed 5 goals and 4 assists in 22 starts in the MDC this season.

According to the head coach of the MDC @Evangelos101, Adams orchestrated most of the team’s attacking moves going forward and was definitely the player of the season.

Based in the Cape Winelands community, Stellenbosch FC plays its home games at the 8,000 capacity Coetzenburg Stadium.