November 28, 2020

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Columbus Crew President Tim Bezbatchenko congratulates Jonathan Mensah on MLS best XI achievement

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President and General Manager of Columbus Crew has celebrated defender Jonathan Mensah after being namedin the 2020 MLS best eleven.The Columbus Crew captain made the team of the year after an outstanding campaign with the Gold and Blacks, leading them to the MLS play-offs.He becomes the 12th player in the club’s history to achieve the feat.We want to congratulate Jonathan on earning this worthy recognition as one of the top players in MLS in 2020, said Crew SC President and General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko.Jonathan has been one of our key performers since earning the captains role, playing every minute of every match for the Club during a long and at times incredibly compact season. He has been pivotal to the success of our backline this year and a large reason why we had one of the best defensive records in the League during the regular season. We are proud of Jonathans accomplishments and we know he will continue to perform at a high level during the playoffs.Mensah recently signed a contract extension with Columbus Crew, having been named captain before the start of the season.The former Ashantigold player will be hoping to lead his team to MLS triumph as the play-offs begin tonight with a game against New York Red Bulls.