From Berekum Presby SHS School Team To World Football Star Within A Year; Afena-Gyan’s Story…


Ghana’s new sensation, Felix Afena-Gyan has started life in elite level football in grand style.

Aside his obvious talent, what makes Felix Afena Gyan more special is his journey from amateur football to the elite level under a year.

The young lad started the year 2021 as a High student in Berekum, a town in Ghana with no ties with any football club.

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He was a midfielder for his school team, Berekum Senior High School in the regional inter-schools sports competition popularly known as Inter-co.

Felix Afena Gyan was spotted by Gideon Attoh, a senior scout for Ghanaian football agent Oliver Arthur.

Oliver Arthur quickly sent Felix Gyan to Italy for trails at a couple of clubs and fortunately for him, the young lad excelled.

He was signed to the AS Roma U-19 team where they played him as a striker.

After few games in Italy’s Youth League known as Premavera, Felix Gyan was invited to join the AS Roma senior team.

He has since when training with the senior team which even got him an invitation to join Ghana Black stars.

Source: reportghana