Manuel Benson

Manuel Benson Hedilazio (28 March 1997) is a Belgian professional football player who plays for Antwerp as a midfielder.[1]

Manuel Benson
Personal information
Full name Manuel Benson Hedilazio
Date of birth (1997-03-28) 28 March 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Lokeren, Belgium
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
Antwerp
Number 29
Youth career
Lokeren
Anderlecht
000–2014 Lierse
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Lierse 68 (9)
2017–2019 Genk 11 (0)
2018–2019Royal Excel Mouscron (loan) 26 (4)
2019– Antwerp 8 (0)
National team
2014 Belgium U19 2 (0)
2017–2019 Belgium U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:19, 10 February 2020 (UTC)

His father, Jorge Hedilazio, is a former Angolan footballer who played for Lokeren in the 1990s.

Club careerEdit

Benson made his top flight debut, playing for SK Lierse, 19 April 2014 against KV Oostende in a 0–2 home defeat. He replaced Ahmed Sayed after 87 minutes.[2]

In 2017, he moved to RC Genk, and was loaned out to Royal Excel Mouscron for the 2018-2019 season.

In September 2019, he moved to Royal Antwerp FC on a permanent move.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium - M. Benson - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2014-08-16.
  2. ^ "Lierse vs. KV Oostende - 19 April 2014 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2014-08-16.

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