1. Felix Afena-Gyan. The AS Roma starlet boy was thrown into the lion den on Tuesday in the "jollof derby" by his new coach Otto Addo, the 19-year old impressed his with pace and shielding of the ball despite being his debut. Ghana are known to the one of the nations in world football whom are not afraid to play with teenagers in big games, that was evident with the introduction of Gyan.
With the African Nations Cup about to begin on the 9th of January in Cameroon, several of Europe's top clubs will be keeping an eye out for players they could recruit when the summer transfer market opens in the coming months. There will be players who will utilize the competition as a stepping stone on their way to becoming famous.
WHO IS FELIX AFENA-GYAN, THE ROMA REVELATION? Felix Afena-Gyan, an 18-year-old Jose Mourinho find, only joined the Roma youth system in January, but his brace against Genoa has made him the talk of the town. With the game still tied at 0-0, the forward came off the bench at Marassi on Sunday evening and scored both goals to give the Giallorossi a 2-0 triumph.
Jose Mourinho has found out what he goes to shop for the 18-year-vintage African striker who scored two times for Roma on Sunday night time in what become a record-placing performance. Felix Afena-Gyan, an 18-year-vintage Ghanaian teen who joined Roma's children set-up in advance this year, scored a brace withinside the Giallorossi's 2 - 0 win over Genoa on Sunday to come to be the primary participant born in 2003 to locate the returned of the internet in Serie A.
Jose Mourinho says that following a debut brace, he offered to purchase Roma's Felix Afena-Gyan a new pair of'really costly' boots, while lying to the media about his tactical plans versus Genoa. At a soaked Stadio Luigi Ferraris, the Giallorossi were struggling to produce serious scoring opportunities until 18-year-old Felix Afena-Gyan came off the bench and made all the difference.