Video of Genoa Player Getting Sent Off for Vile Tackle on Afena-Gyan in Italy Drops

Video of Genoa Player Getting Sent Off for Vile Tackle on Afena-Gyan in Italy Drops

  • Ghanaian teen Felix Afena-Gyan got a Genoa player sent off in their Italian Serie A clash on Sunday at the Stadio Olimpico
  • The 19-year-old forward was grabbed by the neck by Genoa player Leo Skiri Ostigard who could not handle the pace and power of the youngster
  • AS Roma could not take advantage as the game ended goalless with the Italian giants also reduced to ten men in injury time

Felix Afena-Gyan's ferocious speed and power is becoming a problem for opposing teams in the Italian serie A after getting a player sent off in Roma's game against Genoa.

Genoa defender Leo Skiri Ostigard was sent off in the 68th minute of the game on Saturday after choking the Ghanaian forward till he fell on the pitch.

In a video posted on social media spotted by Sports Brief, the 19-year-old was held till there was no way out, leaving the referee with the simplest decision of sending Ostigard off.

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Genoa player jostling Ghanaian forward in serie A game. SOURCE: @ohenegyanfelix9
Afena-Gyan being grabbed by the neck by a Genoa player leading to a red card. SOURCE: @ohenegyanfelix9
Source: Twitter

Afena-Gyan replaced Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the 57th minute and just ten minutes later he had a player sent off.

The Ghanaian teen sensation is having a breakthrough campaign in the serie A after making his senior debut late last year against Cagliari.

He has also been named in the team to face Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia on Tuesday.

He netted his first two goals for the serie A giants in a game against Genoa last year, after coming on as a second half substitute.

Felix Afena-Gyan has now played ten serie A game and scored two goals for the Giallorossis.

Felix Afena-Gyan meets young fan Adelia

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghanaian teen sensation, Felix Afena-Gyan, has finally met his biggest fan at AS Roma after their match against Genoa on Saturday in the Italian serie A.

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The 19-year-old forward, who played in the goalless draw against Genoa, seized the moment to meet young Adelia and her father outside the Stadio Olimpico.

In a lovely photo posted on Twitter, the excited 10-year-old fan relished the moment as she encountered her favourite Roma player.

Source: Sports Brief News