John Mensah has secured a move to Swedish second tier side Athletic FC United after signing a a year deal. The former Black Stars captain completed his move to the Swedish side on Friday evening.


The 33-year-old has been without a club since leaving FC Nitra in Slovakia last year.

Mensah took extensive time off while in his native Ghana in order to recover from a nagging back injury which threatened to curtail his professional career

He had a successful playing career with Rennes and Lyon in France before moving to England where he starred for Sunderland before sustaining a career threatening injury.

He was part of the Ghana squad that qualified to the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups.


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