William Mensah

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William Mensah
Personal information
Full name William Mensah
Date of birth (1982-07-15) July 15, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2001 – 2005 Cornerstones Kumasi
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 – 2008 Ashanti Gold SC 13 (0)
2008 – 2009 Haras El Hodood 6 (0)
2009 – 2010 Lierse 8 (0)
2010 – 2013 Wadi Degla 23 (0)
2013– Lierse (loan) 8 (0)
2013 Turnhout (loan) 12 (0)
2014 –2015 Sime Darby F.C. 20 (0)
2015 Al Hazm FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 02, 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 02, 2014

William Mensah (born July 15, 1982 in Accra) is a Ghanaian footballer. He currently plays as a defender for Sime Darby F.C.


Haras El Hodood[edit]

Mensah previously played for Haras El Hodood, whom he helped win the 2008–09 Egypt Cup.[1][2] He played well in Haras El Hodood's CAF Confederation Cup 2008 campaign.[3] Mensah was involved in an incident with Ahly's striker Flávio Amado in an Egyptian Premier League match on 11 May 2009.[4]


27 May 2009 it was announced that he joined the Belgium club Lierse S.K. with a 2-year contract.[5] The team gained promotion to the Belgian First Division by the end of that season, but meantime the Ghanaian defender appeared only 8 times during that campaign. That was due to a serious shoulder injury.[6]

Wadi Degla[edit]

On 17 May 2010, Lierse announced that Mensah will join the Egyptian sister club, Wadi Degla, from the beginning of next season.[6] Mensah is returning to Egypt once more, but to help a newly promoted team to the Egyptian Premier League this time.

International career[edit]

Mensah was called into the Ghana national football team squad for a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Egypt in January 2009,[7] but did not appear in the match.


With Haras El Hodood


  1. ^ Said, Tarek. "Egypt Cup 2008/09". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  2. ^ Farouk, Karim (2009-02-04). "Haras garde bien la Coupe". Al-Ahram Hebdo (in French). Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Etoile go top in Confed Cup". BBC Sport. 2008-09-13. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  4. ^ Hassan, Amro (2009-05-12). "Mensah explains Flavio slap". FilBalad. Retrieved 2009-07-14. [dead link]
  5. ^ William Mensah is second transfer acquisition for Lierse on www.Lierse.be
  6. ^ a b Anderson, Andrew "William Mensah transfers to Wadi Degla FC". Lierse Official Website, 2010-5-17. Retrieved on 5 June 2010.
  7. ^ "20 named for Blackstars-Egypt clash". Ghana News. 2009-01-24. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 

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