EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Ghana defender John Mensah on trial with Malaysian side Terengganu

Ex-Ghana World Cup defender John Mensah is undergoing a trial in Malaysia with top-flight side Terengganu in the Asian country, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.

The powerful former Sunderland centre-back is among the 30 foreign players who have been brought in by the East Coast side for close observation.

Mensah, who is seeking to revive his career after several injuries setbacks, arrived in the country this week for the trial.

He will spend about two weeks there before a decision is taken to hand him a permanent contract with the top-flight club.

The 33-year-old played 86 times for Ghana before injuries forced him out of the game since his heroics at the 2010 World Cup.

Mensah played also played for France’s Rennes and Lyon before moving to England where he played for Sunderland.

The Terengganu FA are based in Kuala Terengganu and currently play in Malaysian Super League, the top-flight of Malaysian football.

Their home games are played at the Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium, Kuala Nerus, Kuala Terengganu.

The team have a long-standing rivalry with Kelantan FA, the two east coast teams collectively known as the East Coast Derby.

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