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Ghanaian duo Abdul Mumin and Mensah shine as Vitoria de Guimaraes beat Gil Vicente in Portugal

Ghanaian defenders Gideon Mensah and Abdul Mumin both featured as Vitoria de Guimaraes recorded anaway win over Gil Vincente on Sunday in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.

Both players recovered from COVID-19 to play vital roles for the club in defence as Vitoria Guimaraes recorded a 2-1 win on the road.

Bruno Duarte broke the deadlock for Vitoria de Guimaraes but Samuel Lino levelled his side up with an equalizer on the 66th minute.

However, with a minute to end the game at the Estádio Cidade de Barcelos, Diogo Filipe Costa Rocha scored a stunner to seal all three points for Vitoria de Guimaraes.

The hard-fought win has sent Vitoria de Guimaraes to the 5th on the league log with 10 points.

Mensah and Mumin both impressed in the game. Mensah enjoyed the full throttle of the game whiles Mumin was substituted on the 79th minutes.

The duo will be hoping to continue their fine form when Vitoria de Guimaraes host Sporting Lisbon on Saturday at the  Estádio D. Afonso Henriques stadium.

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Meanwhile, Gideon Mensah has been named in CK Akonnor’s 23 man squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations [Afon] qualifiers against Sudan this month.