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Jonathan Mensah: Columbus Crew and Ghana defender determined to play on

The former Udinese and Granada centre-back talks about retirement as he nears his 31st birthday. Ghana international Jonathan Mensah believes he is in top shape to continue playing despite hitting the wrong side of 30. The Columbus Crew captain, who turns 31 in July, has just begun a new campaign...
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Sources: Crew defender Jonathan Mensah suffered ‘minor’ hamstring injury

Columbus Crew fans were shocked on Wednesday night to see defender and captain Jonathan Mensah absent from the starting 11 for the club’s 2-2 draw with Monterrey in the CONCACAF Champions League. Homegrown center back Aboubacar Keita got the nod for Mensah alongside Josh Williams while Lucas Zelarayan wore the captain’s armband for the first time in his Crew career.

Jonathan Mensah affirms Black Stars availability and believes MLS is not weak

The centre-back talks about the challenges in his bid to win more Black Stars invitations. Ghana international Jonathan Mensah believes playing in Major League Soccer (MLS) has contributed to his struggles for call-ups to the Black Stars. The 30-year-old Columbus Crew captain, who once featured for French side Evian, has...

Asamoah Gyan, Mubarak Wakaso and Jonathan Mensah react to Agyemang-Badu's Ghana retirement

The Hellas Verona midfielder has received well-wishes from his now former international teammates. Veteran Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan, China-based Mubarak Wakaso and Columbus Crew captain Jonathan Mensah have paid tribute to compatriot Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu who announced his retirement from international duty on Thursday. Hellas Verona midfielder Badu called time on...

MENSAH | Captain, Best XI defender Jonathan Mensah shares his thanks

It is no coincidence Jonathan Mensah praised the Columbus Crew fans time after time following the Crew's MLS Cup win. After all, he said, that gallant raising of the trophy wouldn't have been possible without them, the 30-year-old captain and Best XI defender told reporters. "It's been an incredible journey...