Jose Mourinho Is My Second Father – Felix Afena-Gyan

Former AS Roma forward, Felix Afena-Gyan has heaped praises on his former boss, Jose Mourinho, stating that the Portuguese manager is his second father.

The Ghana international forward spent six months with the U-19 team of AS Roma before joining the senior side in January 2021.
Afena-Gyan was called to the senior team following his outstanding performance with the junior side.

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The young forward is wildly known to have come off the bench to score a brace to help Roma beat Genoa under Jose Mourinho. Afena-Gyan finished the season with a medal with Roma winning the Europa Conference League.

Afena-Gyan told La Gazzetta Dello Sport that Mourinho is the one who made him who he is today and that he regards his former manager as his second father.

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At the start of the current season, Afena-Gyan joined Cremonese on a permanent basis from Roma and has room to develop.

On Tuesday, he scored the winner against Serie A giants Napoli in the Coppa Italia.

Afena-Gyan came off the bench to send his side through to the quarterfinals of the competition with a leveler and a winning penalty.

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He will come face to face with his “second father” when his side meets AS Roma in the last eight of the Coppa Italia.