Black Stars player Gideon Mensah tests positive for COVID

Twenty two year-old Black Stars player, Gideon Mensah has tested positive for coronavirus.

This brings the number of Black Stars players who have tested positive for the virus after Ghana’s friendly games with  Mali and Qatar this week to two.

The news was confirmed by his club Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal on Friday October 16.

He is currently isolating himself for 14 days, the club announced.

His other colleague Bernard Mensah also tested positive for the virus after the friendlies.

Prior to the Mali game, it had been confirmed that four players of the Eagles had tested positive for the virus.

Reports also indicate that a Black Stars management member, Jones Abu Alhassan is in self-isolation in Turkey after he also tested positive.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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