Felix Afena-Gyan bags brace as AS Roma edge Hellas Verona in Italian U-19 league


Sports News of Sunday, 26 September 2021

Source: ghanasoccernet.com


Ghanaian striker, Felix Afena-Gyan Ghanaian striker, Felix Afena-Gyan

Teenage striker, Felix Afena-Gyan, scored all two goals as Roma beat Hellas Verona 2-0 at home on Sunday in the Italian Primavera Championship.

The 18-year-old registered his goals in the 45th and 57 minutes respectively to ensure Roma continued their unbeaten run in the U19 league.

Teammate Voelkerling Persson had a hand in both goals scored by Gyan.

Persson won a duel against an opponent and sent in a low ball for the Ghanaian striker to tap into the net.

Gyan did anticipate the cross coming so left his marker in the dust.

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He showed incredible composure to score his second goal after running past Verona defender for Persson header, to lob the ball over the on-rushing goalkeeper.

Afena-Gyan has now tallied four goals in three consecutive games.

The EurAfrica academy graduate is currently the top goal scorer in the Primavera 1 league


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