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Sports News of Sunday, 10 November 2019


Gideon Mensah handed maiden Black Stars call-up as late replacement

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On-loan Zulte-Waregem star Gideon Mensah has earned a late call-up to join Ghana's squad for the first time for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe, can exclusively report.

The impressive left-back has been drafted in to replace Columbus Crew star Harrison Afful who is said to have suffered an injury.

Mensah has been one of the in-form Ghanaian players abroad with consistent and quality displays in the Belgian top-flight.

The Red Bull Salzburg-owned player has made the left-back position his bonafide after making his debut in a Belgian Cup match.

Mensah has since then made seven straight appearances for Zulte Waregem in the league and provided two assists.

On Friday, the played full-throttle in their 2-1 home defeat to Anderlecht in the Jupiler League.

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