Ghana Forward Felix Afena Gyan Completes Move to Serie A Newcomers Cremonese
- Ghana forward Felix Afena-Gyan has joined Italian Serie A newcomers US Cremonese from AS Roma
- The Black Stars striker leaves AS Roma after seven months with the first team, making 17 Serie A appearances
- Felix Afena-Gyan joins Cremonese on a permeant deal and he is expected to make his debut against Sassuolo
Black Stars forward Felix Afena-Gyan has completed his move to Serie A newcomers US Cremonese on a permanent deal.
The 19-year-old joins Cremonese from Italian giants AS Roma.
US Cromonese confirmed the move on Monday after completing paper works with the player and his former club AS Roma.
"US Cremonese announces that it has definitively acquired from As Roma the right to the sports performances of the footballer Felix Afena-Gyan," wrote the club on Twitter.
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"Born in Sunyani (Ghana) on January 19, 2003, a winger, Felix grew up in football in the EurAfrica Academy, a football academy based in Accra. In January 2021, the Ghanaian footballer moved to Roma, playing in the Under 18 and Primavera teams.
"On 27 October 2021 he made his Serie A debut in the away match in Cagliari, while on 21 November he scored his first double in the Italian top flight, scoring in the match won by the Giallorossi at Ferraris against Genoa. At 17 appearances in Serie A, Felix adds 6 appearances and a goal with the Ghana shirt."
Felix Afena-Gyan spent seven months with the first team of AS Roma.
Afena-Gyan bids Jose Mourinho and AS Roma farewell
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Black Stars forward Felix Afena-Gyan has penned an emotional goodbye message to Jose Mourinho and AS Roma as he joins US Cremonese.
The 19-year-old leaves the Italian giants after an explosive seven months with the first team, where he scored two Serie A goals and won the inaugural Europa Conference League title.
In a message to the club, Afena-Gyan thanked Mourinho for believing him and the fans for supporting him during his short-lived spell.
Afena-Gyan arrives in Cremona ahead of Cremonese move
Ghanaian teen sensation, Felix Afena-Gyan, has arrived in Cremona to finalize his move to Serie A newcomers US Cremonese.
The 19-year-old is joining Cromenese on a long-term deal worth around 10 million Euros plus add-ons.
In a photo posted on social media, the young forward is seen arriving in Cremona as he heads for his medical.
Source: Sports Brief News