Jadama completed his second stint with Tulsa in 2021, and he was one of the most important pieces of their back line. He played in twenty-five matches and led the team in clearances (82) and blocks (23) and was fifth in interceptions (35).
BEFORE HARTFORD ATHLETIC
Born in Serrekunda, The Gambia, Jadama moved to the U.S. at an early age and became a U.S. citizen as a teenager. He started his professional soccer career in Chile with Club Social y Deportivo Colo-Colo (Colo-Colo for short), one of the most famous clubs in South America. He made his professional debut for Colo-Colo in the Santo Tomás Cup in 2015. Prior to joining Tulsa in 2017, Jadama was loaned to Coquimbo Unido for the 2016 season in Chile’s second division, where he made three appearances.
After his first stint in Tulsa, the defender played two seasons for Portland Timbers where he played for both the MLS and USL sides. He made his MLS debut on June 10, 2018 and helped the Timbers keep a clean sheet against Sporting Kansas City. In 2020, Jadama played in his hometown of Atlanta, signing with Atlanta United 2 in the USL Championship. He was appointed captain and played every minute of all 16 regular season matches for ATL UTD 2.