Ghanaian pair of Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful landed themselves the 2017 Carlifonia Challenge Cup ahead of the new MLS season. The pair both featured for their Columb us Crew in a 1-0 over Seatle Sounders.
Harrison Afful ,who is going into his third season in the MLS added to his trophy with the 2017 Carlifonia Challenge Cup less than a week to the commencement of the new Major League Soccer. The annual curtain raiser for the MLS season pitched Columbus at home to Seatle Sounders in a fiery contested 90 minutes.
Compatriot, Jonathan Mensah , who arrived in the US from Russia , sealed his place in the team ahead of the new MLS with solid display at the back all day long . A 13th minute clearance from the Ghana international denied Seatle a goal bound effort to the relief of his home fans.
Captain for Columbus Crew Will Trap provided the all important assist for Niko Hanson in a 1-0.