Justin Kumi steals the show as Sassuolo U16 in big win over Lazio

Published on: 28 January 2020
Justin Kumi steals the show as Sassuolo U16 in big win over Lazio
Justin Kumi in action for Sassuolo U16.

Teenager Justin Kumi was on the scoresheet for Sassuolo as they defeated Lazio 3-1 at home.

Kumi, who recently signed for Oliver Arthur's ArthurLegacy Sports Management, scored the first goal to set the tone for an exciting encounter as they visitors wrestled to exercise control of the game.

The 15-year-old was in his usual elements in his roaming role, preying in the opponent's half, with great skill, whiles creating numerous scoring opportunities.

The attacking midfielder has now scored 11 goals in 16 league matches this season after joining Sassuolo last summer.

Sassuolo's victory way hugely assisted by the ejection of the Lazio goalkeeper in second half after he committed a horrible foul.

The Neroverdi then took advantage to create several chances from which they increased their tally with two more goals.

Sassuolo U16 will next play Virtus Entella next Sunday, hoping to make it to the playoffs.

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