Afena-Gyan becomes the youngest Ghanaian to win a European trophy

Felix Afena-Gyan
Felix Afena-Gyan

The Black Stars striker and an International footballer Afena-Gyan has become the youngest Ghanaian to win a European trophy.

The youngest Ghanaian in football, Afena Gyan was born originally as Felix Ohene Afena-Gyan.

He is a Ghanaian professional footballer and plays forward for the Ghana national team and the Serie A club, Roma.


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In addition to his young age, he is known widely for possessing a quick striking ability for functioning (playing) in different positions on the pitch.

The 19 year-old footballer, born in Sunyani, Ghana on the 19th day of January 2003 attended Berekum Presbyterian Senior High School. Way back in his Senior High School school days, he played for the school greatly and won many trophies.

Afena-Gyan plays with passion and a well focused mind. Even though he is young on the pitch, he has the ability to function at different attacking points with his quick striking character.

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He holds the record as the youngest Ghanaian to win an European trophy.

In 2019, Felix Afena-Gyan played in Wenchi, his hometown for Watomba 11 where he had a lot of face-lift for the sparkling career currently.

After two years (2021) he joined a Serie A club (Roma’s senior team).

This year (2022), he played for the Black Stars and qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

He has again been selected by Coach Otto Addo to join the Black Stars squad for 2023 AFCON qualifiers and pre-world cup friendlies.

Champion in the making to change the narration of Ghana and Africa holistically in terms of defining the inwards skills when the best, appropriate, and required structures are stationed at the right avenue.

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Afena Gyan has a good height measuring 5ft 9in which is equivalent to 1.75 m making him a good striker on the field of play.

Currently, Afena Gyan’s net worth will be a dazzling euro €. He is reported to have been receiving $15,000 USD weekly.

The parents of Afena Gyan, Mr Afena-Gyan, father, Juliet Adubea, mother and his siblings and the Ghanaians are proud of his early achievements.



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