English-born Ghanaian teen Paul Appiah has won the 2021 Youth FA Cup with Aston Villa after they defeated Liverpool in the final.
Aston Villa scored two quick goals in the first half before Liverpool got a consolation goal in the second half to serve an epic finale on Monday night.
Aston Villa got an early lead through Ben Chrisene. The young Lions extended their lead to 2-0 after Brad Young scored from the spot.
Liverpool’s second-half substitute Melkamu Frauendorf set up an exciting finish with a goal after 73 minutes, however Villa, held on to win 2-1.
Appiah, who was an unused substitute in the game, play a key role in his team’s run to the final and scored in the 7-1 thumping of Newcastle United in the quarter finals.
The Ghanaian budding defender made 20 U-18 Premier league appearances this season, providing two assists.
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) May 24, 2021