Watch Video of Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Mensah’s unforgettable strike against Al Ahli


Bernard Mensah’s unforgettable moment of brilliance illuminated the Saudi Pro League clash between Al Tai and Al Ahli, captivating fans with a display of skill and determination.Despite the daunting challenge posed by Al Ahli’s formidable record, Mensah emerged as a beacon of hope for Al Tai, inspiring his teammates and supporters alike.



As the match unfolded at the Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa’ed Stadium, Al Tai found themselves facing an uphill battle against their dominant opponents. With Al Ahli boasting three previous victories in head-to-head encounters, the odds seemed stacked against Al Tai, who struggled to secure a win in the face of their adversaries’ relentless onslaught.

Throughout the game, Al Ahli asserted their dominance, dictating play with superior shots and possession. However, amidst their overwhelming presence on the field, it was Mensah who seized the opportunity to shine, crafting a moment of magic that would be etched into the memories of all who witnessed it.

With a burst of speed and finesse, Mensah embarked on a mesmerizing solo run, deftly maneuvering past three defenders before unleashing a ferocious strike that found the back of the net, sending waves of excitement reverberating through the stadium. In that fleeting moment, Mensah’s sheer talent and determination transcended the confines of the pitch, earning him admiration and acclaim from fans and pundits alike.

Yet, as Al Tai savored their newfound lead, Al Ahli wasted no time in launching a spirited counterattack. Brazilian forward Roberto Firminio seized the opportunity to level the score, capitalizing on a well-executed assist from Riyad Mahrez to restore parity just before halftime.

With the momentum swinging in their favor, Al Ahli continued to press forward in the second half, determined to assert their dominance. Firminio once again proved to be a thorn in Al Tai’s side, delivering another clinical finish to give Al Ahli the lead and intensify the pressure on their opponents.

As the final minutes of the match ticked away, Mahrez further extended Al Ahli’s advantage with a goal of his own, leaving Al Tai reeling and struggling to mount a comeback. Despite their valiant efforts to rally against the odds, Al Tai found themselves ultimately outmatched by the relentless attacking prowess of their opponents.

In the dying moments of the game, Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie delivered the decisive blow, sealing the victory for Al Ahli with a powerful header that extinguished any hopes of a miraculous comeback for Al Tai. Though the final result may have eluded them, Mensah’s indelible contribution served as a testament to his skill and resilience, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of fans and the annals of Saudi Pro League history. As Al Tai reflected on their performance, they vowed to learn from their defeat and emerge stronger in their pursuit of glory in future battles on the football pitch.

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