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As Roma Star Afena-Gyan presents Europa Conference League winners’ medal to his mother

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As Roma Star Afena-Gyan presents Europa Conference League winners’ medal to his mother

The 19-year-old won an European trophy which is one major for himself and in his football career with Roma crushing Feyenoord in Wednesday’s UEFA conference league final.

Jose Mourinho’s side kept a 1-0 win in the last to lift the maiden release of the Europa Conference League at the Arena Kombetare in Tirana, Albania.

A 32nd-minute goal from Nicolo Zaniolo was sufficient to down the Dutch side and secure Roma’s most memorable European title.

Afena-Gyan was an unused substitute, however his side’s victory saw him accomplish various firsts in his profession.

The teen forward is the first Ghanaian to win the Europa Conference League and furthermore now the most youthful Ghanaian player to come out on top for an European championship, having done as such at 19 years old.

Afena-Gyan showed up in Ghana on Friday in front of his country’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Madagascar and the Central African Republic (CAR).

The Roma striker was met at the Kotoka International Airport by his mom, to whom he quickly introduced his Europa Conference League medal.

The 19-year-old offers an exceptionally impressive bond with his mum, Juliet Adubea, and has consistently refered to her help in his ascent.

At the point when he made his first-team debut for Roma in September 2021, Afena-Gyan communicated his appreciation to his mom for her steady help.

I thank everyone, I dedicate my debut to everyone who supported me and is still supporting me,” he said in an emotional post-match interview.

“I thank the club and everyone in Rome. My mum who’s in Ghana… Mum, I love you. I love my agent, thanks to my club, the players and everyone

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