Budding Ghanaian defender, Gideon Mensah has been struck down by a fresh and terrible injury, his club has announced.
The former Ghana youth star who has been currently plays for Varbergs BoIS FC will sit out throughout the year 2023.
He is expected to stay away from the pitch for a maximum period of 10 to12 months and is expected to return to action in 2024.
”Very sad for Gideon with the injury but he has an extremely strong will and determination which means that he will fight hard to get back. We look forward to a motivated Gideon for the 2024 season!,” a statement over Mensah’s injury by the team medics reads.
Manager Jocke Persson has described the injury setback of his dependable guardsman as ”sickening and boring” as he is set to miss out on his role in the upcoming season.
‘It’s sickeningly boring and life as an athlete is not fair but Giddy is strong as a lion and will return again this time. Now we wish him the best rehab and hope he will be close to the group all year as often as possible as he is an important piece with his lovely attitude and hi s big smile,” Persson added to his side’s official website.
The youngster has played in 16 league games for Varbergs BoIS FC in last season’s Allsvenskan top-flight campaign.