Ghana Star Bernard Mensah Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Ghana and Besiktas JK midfielder, Bernard Mensah has tested positive for coronavirus.

Besiktas Health Board Coordinator Dr. Tekin Kerem Ülkü announced that a 25-year-old midfielder has been tested positive for the deadly virus.

“The routine Covid-19 PCR test applied by our club on the return of our football player Bernard Mensah to the Ghana National Team camp where he was invited, was positive,” a club statement said.

“Bernard Mensah’s follow-up and treatment process was initiated in accordance with the relevant protocols.”

Mensah, who joined the Eagles on loan from Kayserispor was part of the Black Stars squad that lost 3-0 to Mali in an international friendly on Friday.

Mensah was unused in Ghana’s game against Qatar. He has been quarantined by his club medical team in Turkey.

The dynamic midfielder becomes a second member of the Black Stars team to test positive for COVID-19 after Jones Abu Alhassan.

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