Ghanaian Youngster Felix Afena-Gyan Reaches European Cup Final for the First Time

Felix Afena-Gyan’s Roma have reached the final of the Europa Conference League after beating Leicester City 1-0 on Thursday night, 4 May Former Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham headed home the important goal that helped the Italian side beat the Premier League giant.

This is the first time Afena-Gyan will play in a European Cup final as they lock horns against Feyenoord in Tirana on May 25 Felix Afena-Gyan’s AS Roma have reached the final of the Europa Conference League after they defeated Leicester City on Thursday night.

A strike by Tammy Abraham was enough to hand a 1-0 victory to the Italian club over the Foxes and 2-1 on aggregate at the Stadio Olimpico.

Afena-Gyan was an unused substitute as Jose Mourinho’s men denied Leicester City a single shot on target in a confident first-half display

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Afena-Gyan however featured in the first leg as they played out a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium last week Thursday.

After the game, the 19-year-old spent quality time with his former teacher who taught him at Berekum Presbyterian Senior High School but is now based in the United Kingdom.

The rise of Felix Afena-Gyan

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that just a little over a year, Felix Afena-Gyan had no idea he was going to be playing in Europe and as a matter of fact, Italy. But 12 months down the lane, he is a star at AS Roma.

While in Ghana, he was just a school going boy with a passion for football and enormous talent and like many kids in Berekum, life was fun.