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Sports News of Tuesday, 27 March 2018


Jonathan Mensah is my mentor - Lalas Abubakar

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Columbus Crew central defender Lalas Abubakar has revealed that fellow Ghanaian Jonathan Mensah has helped shaped his career.

The 23-year-old defensive pillar mentioned that Mensah has been his role and he is glad he is playing with him as he is learning a lot.

“I grew up watching Jonathan playing in two World Cups and he has been my mentor,” Abubakar told massivereport

“Having the opportunity to play with him and to learn from him is great. And Josh also is very calm on the ball. I watched them both a lot last year and I picked a lot of good things. It’s great to have two great veterans around, I learn from them every day.”

Currently, Abubakar has the highest passing average in the MLS this season according to soccer statistics tabloid

He is yet to be capped by Ghana or US at senior level.

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