Rained off: Acquah’s Sampdoria meet Genoa in derby on Tuesday


Afriyie Acquah is focused on his goals and ambitions ahead of the rescheduled Genoa derby despite the unceremonious postponement of the Serie A fixture originally billed for last Saturday.

The 2014/15 match day 24 Italian top flight tie was postponed due to heavy rain which made ​​it impractical for football to be played on the the pitch of the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris.

The referee, Gianluca Rocchi first sought the views of the two teams regarding a postponement, then took to the field with the captains, found it impossible to play on the field full of water.

It was then agreed that the derby be postponed to Tuesday, February 24th at the same Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris.

It also means that Sampdoria’s next Serie A game is also affected, the match day 25 Atalanta-Sampdoria (Boakye Yiadom vrs Afriyie Acquah) clash initially set for Saturday, February 28 is postponed to Sunday, March 1.

Acquah whose debut ended in defeat at Chievo Verona on February 15, has vowed to not only help Sampdoria secure a first victory in five games to revive their European qualification hopes, but also score his first goal for the club.

It’s another weekend & I look forward to scoring my first @sampdoria goal. #SampdoriaGenoa http://t.co/rxsLYo4x4k — Afriyie Acquah (@AcquahAfriyie20) 2013-07-22 14:22:09.0

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