Columbus Crew Captain – Jonathan Mensah has said that the playing body of the Black Stars are conscious of what it means to beat Zimbabwe in Harare as Ghana face The Warriors at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon in the second leg of their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

The Black Stars [6 points] are second in Group G and need to win this afternoon to put pressure on South Africa [7 points] who sits atop the table.

“We are matured enough to know what it means to pick the three points here,” Jonathan Mensah said at yesterday’s press conference.

“The Warriors have many good players in their set up, they played well in Cape Coast and caused a few problems but we also have the quality to shock them here in Harare. The game will be tough but winnable.”

Mensah, one of coach Milo loyalist added that he is very grateful for the opportunity offered him and he is always ready to give out his best for the Black Stars:

“I am just grateful for the opportunity again to be back with the team and it means a lot to me.

“I am always here to do my best for the team so whenever I am called upon to start the game; I am always going to do my best to help the team win.

“We have another game tomorrow and I just need to go out there and if I am playing I will do my best for the team.”

By Francis Aduo