Video: Highlights of Afena-Gyan's 15-minute Cameo for AS Roma Including Two Goals

Video: Highlights of Afena-Gyan's 15-minute Cameo for AS Roma Including Two Goals

  • Ghana's Felix Afena-Gyan was only on the pitch for 15 minutes in AS Roma's Sunday Serie A encounter with Genoa
  • In those 15 minutes, the 18-year-old scored all of AS Roma's two goals on the night, with the second particularly being exceptional
  • Aside the goals, Afena-Gyan showed flashes of his attacking prowess making direct runs at Genoa players, dribbling, and laying some good passes

YEN.com.gh has sighted a video showing all the important moments of Afena-Gyan's 15-minute cameo for AS Roma in their 2:0 win over Genoa.

The video shows, aside his two goals, Afena-Gyan contributed immensely to Jose Mourinho's side's attacking threat on the night.

The 18-year-old made in addition to the goals, the second of which was a goal-of-the-month contender, some great forward runs with the ball.

Video: Highlights of Afena-Gyan's 15-minute Cameo for AS Roma Including Two Goals
Ghanaian International, Afena-Gyan. Source: Twitter/@SCOUTUK/@ASRoma
Source: Twitter

Felix dribbled past Andriy Shevchenko's players like they were not there, created goal-scoring chances with his key passes, and made some ball recoveries with a show of strength.

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Afena-Gyan's game statistics versus Genoa

Felix Afena-Gyan's game numbers versus Genoa are provided below:

15 minutes played

• 12 touches

• 7 passes completed

• 2 shots on target

• 2 goals

• 1 successful dribble

• 1 key pass

The record's Afena-Gyan broke in the Genoa game

According to OptaPaolo on Twitter, Felix Afena-Gyan became the first player born in 2003 to score a goal in the Serie A, and he did that in just three outings for the Romans.

He is also the youngest player able to score 2+ goals in a single match in the Big-5 European Leagues 2021/22.

For his club, Afena-Gyan is the youngest Roma player to score 2+ goals in a single Serie A match in the 3 points for a win era.

AS Roma fawn over 18-Ghanaian wonderkid Afena

AS Roma could not hide their love for 18-year-old Ghanaian kid, Felix Afena-Gyan, after his brace on Sunday, filling their twitter social media handle with all things "Afena-Gyan".

The Italian giants nicknamed Ghana's Afena-Gyan, "Felixita", in the wake of his 2-goal performance for the 'Lupi' in their Italian Serie-A game versus Genoa.

Source: Sports Brief News

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