Mensah named best defender by Colombus Crew

Author: Derrick Elorm Adzokpa
Jonathan Mensah

Ghanaian international and Columbus Crew defender, Jonathan Mensah, has been named the club's defender of the year.

The annual team awards on Monday afternoon saw the Ghanaian defender being selected by his teammates as the best defender.

Mensah, who was twice named to's Team of the Week, made 26 starts in 27 appearances for the club.

In the just-ended season, Mensah helped Colombus Crew to earn eight of its 10 shutouts.

He was second in the squad in clearances per game (4.3) and third in interceptions (0.8) and blocks (0.6).

The team only conceded an average of 1.19 goals in 27 game he featured for this season.

Mensah, 28, also scored in a 3-2 win over New York Red Bulls.

The U-20 World Cup winner was delighted after winning the defender of the year award and took to Twitter to express his excitement.
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