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Bernard Mensah Dethrones Cristiano Ronaldo and Other Top Stars to Win SPL Award for November
- Bernard Mensah has won the Player of the Month award in Saudi Arabia
- The Ghana international beat Georges-Kevin N'koudou to win the award
- The ex-Kayserispor star also dethroned Cristiano Ronaldo on the ranking
Ghanaian attacking midfielder, Bernard Mensah continues to raise eyebrows in Saudi Arabia after beating top stars in the league to win the Player of the Month award.
The 29-year-old dethroned Cristiano Ronaldo to win the award for November.
Mensah has enjoyed an outstanding month, scoring five goals as Al-Tai won two games, drew one, and lost one.
The former Atletico Madrid star beat Cameroonian forward, Georges-Kevin N'koudou to the award, after pulling 51.7% of votes, as reported by the Saudi Pro League on X.
The former Ghana international joined Al-Tai in the summer transfer window after leaving Turkish club, Kayserispor. He has netted nine goals in 13 SPL games, per Transfermarkt.
Meanwhile, Morocco and Al-Hilal shot-stopper, Yassine Bounou was adjudged the goalkeeper of the month with Jorge Jesus winning the coach of the month.
Al Ittihad youngster, Faisal Al-Ghamdi won the Most Promising Player of the Month award.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo remains at the top of the goal-scorers chart with 15 goals from 14 matches.
Al-Hilal extended their lead at the top of the table after thrashing Al-Nassr last Friday.
Mensah nets hat-trick in Saudi Pro League
Sports Brief previously reported on Mensah registering a hat-trick in the SPL this season, becoming the fifth player to do so after his three goals for Al-Tai against Al-Ettifaq.
The 28-year-old was in devastating form against the star-studded opposition team and almost secured the points for the visitors at the Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium.
Mensah joined Al-Tai in the summer transfer window after leaving Turkish top flight club, Kayserispor and scored his debut goal in the 1-1 draw against Al-Hazm last week.
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Sports Brief also reported on Senegal and Al-Hilal defender, Kalidou Koulibaly getting the better of Ronaldo after leaving the Portuguese ace stuck with a lovely dribble in the match against Al-Nassr.
The former Chelsea defender managed to keep the five-time Ballon d'Or winner mute for most part of the game at Al-Awwal Park, with the Knights of Najd remaining seven points behind on the SPL log.