Mensah was appointed as the first Sports Minister under the leadership of President Jerry John Rawlings. Mensah's passion for improving the conditions of Ghana's national teams was also evident during his time as Sports Minister. Mensah's role as Sports Minister during this period was instrumental in ensuring that Ghana's youth football development program received the attention and support it deserved. Mensah's achievements extended to Hearts of Oak, one of Ghana's most prominent football clubs, were also significant, further solidifying his status as a sports icon. Mensah played for the club's youth side Auroras during his active days after he was poached from the Eagles club.
Source: GhanaWeb October 02, 2023 15:46 UTC