Black Stars Defender Gideon Mensah's Father Reveals He Identified Gideon's Talent Before He Started Walking

Black Stars Defender Gideon Mensah's Father Reveals He Identified Gideon's Talent Before He Started Walking

  • Gideon Mensah's father has revealed that he started training the Black Stars player right from childhood
  • According to William Mensah, Gideon started showing great footballing skills even before he started walking
  • Gideon Mensah is one of the 26 Ghanaian players who will be representing Ghana at the Qatar 2022 World Cup

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William Sadick Bandele Mensah, the father of Gideon Mensah who is part of Ghana's 26-man squad at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, has revealed how he trained his son.

In an interview with 3Sports GH, William indicated that he was once a footballer himself and was therefore attentive about the prospects of his child, Gideon.

William stated that when the boy was yet to even start walking, he noticed some signals that made him conclude the boy had footballing talent, and he decided to groom the boy in line with that.

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Gideon Mensah's father speaks about how he trained his son to become a football star
Photos of Gideon Mensah and his father Photo credit: @tv3_ghana
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"It was before he started learning to walk. I realized Gideon will be a great footballer, so I made up my mind that I would support him in every way I can to the top," Gideon's father said.

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What Ghanaians are saying about Gideon Mensah

The interview has generated conversations on social media and has gathered some of the thoughts shared.

Hanson Papcino Gerrad indicated:

What will pain me most is Otto will play baba Rahman ahead of him meanwhile Gideon is on form

Nana Osei-kuffuor stated:

He is so right. This man was my playing mate. He was there for his son all the time.

Ankomah Antwi Boasiako mentioned:

Great piece of documentary. Kudos to you Owura

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Afriyie Barnieh's mom leads family in praises after son was named in WC squad

In a similar story, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, one of the Black Star players who was named among the 26-man squad that will be representing Ghana at the World Cup, got his family in great joy.

In a video shared on TV3 Ghana's verified Twitter handle, Daniel's mother could not believe the news that her son was part of the coveted and highly competitive team.

She led the entire family in singing and praises to God and prayed for victory to follow the entire team because her son was recognized.

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