Besiktas Health Board Coordinator Dr. Tekin Kerem Ülkü announced that Mensah’s coronavirus test was positive.
The statement made by the black and white club is as follows:
“The routine Covid-19 PCR test applied by our club on the return of our football player Bernard Mensah to the Ghana National Team camp where he was invited, was positive. Bernard Mensah’s follow-up and treatment process were initiated in accordance with the relevant protocols.”
Mensah featured in Ghana’s 3-0 loss against Mali in a friendly match on Friday.
The former Atlético Madrid player was an unused substitute as the Black Stars recovered to beat Asian champions Qatar 5-1 on Monday.
He is the second person from the Ghana camp reported to have contracted the deadly virus after Jones Abu Alhassan.
The Management member of the four-time Africa champions has been quarantined in Turkey.