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Gideon Mensah looking forward to playing for Vitória Guimarães

Ghanaian left-back Gideon Mensah has revealed his excitement to play for Portuguese club Vitória Guimarães following his loan move to the club yesterday 31st August 2020.

19-year-old Mensah joins Vitória Guimarães on loan from Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg with the Guimaraes-based club having an option to buy the Ghanaian international for €2.2 million.


“I am very happy to have signed for Vitória. I am very focused on the goals that the team has for this season and very eager to help,” Mensah told the club’s media.

“I am a player who does all the positions on the left side, I am very offensive and I know that, in the defensive moment, it cannot be easy to pass me. I am defensively combative but I like to play, I have a good relationship with the ball and I am a very attacking propensity.” He concluded

The left-back went on loan to Belgian side SV Zulte Waregem making 23 appearances for the club in the 2019/2020 season laying off 3 assists. He is also a full Ghanaian international with 2 caps to his name.

by Leroy Hawkson|

Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM. I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media. I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.

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