Owusu Benson

Owusu Benson or Benson Owusu (born 22 March 1977) is a retired Ghanaian football player.

Benson Owusu
Personal information
Full name Owusu Benson
Date of birth (1977-03-22) 22 March 1977 (age 45)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Hearts of Oak 19 (6)
1995 Sportul Studenţesc 18 (0)
1995 FC Solothurn 5 (0)
1996–1997 Yverdon-Sport 43 (12)
1997–1998 SC Kriens 24 (4)
1998–1999 FC Sion 33 (3)
2000 JEF United Ichihara 23 (2)
2001–2002 FC Wil 40 (1)
2002–2003 SR Delémont 33 (2)
2004–2008 SC Kriens 100 (12)
2009–2011 SC Buochs 30 (2)
2011–2012 FC Sursee
National team
1999 Ghana 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

CareerEdit

He played in Switzerland since 1995, except one and a half year left for JEF United Ichihara Japan. He also holds a Swiss passport.

On Monday, 31 March 2008, he suffered a cardiac arrest during a training session. Owusu was successfully resuscitated and fell into coma, from which he recovered on 3 April 2008.[1][2][3]

Benson played for SC Kriens club since 9 July 2004 and joined in January 2009 to SC Buochs.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Benson is the father of the Swiss footballer Tyron Owusu.[5]

Club statisticsEdit

[6]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Romania League
1994/95 Sportul Studenţesc București Divizia A 18 0
Switzerland League
1995/96 Solothurn Nationalliga B 0 0
1995/96 Yverdon-Sport Nationalliga B 12 5
1996/97 31 7
1997/98 Kriens Nationalliga A 24 4
1998/99 Sion Nationalliga A 33 3
Japan League
2000 JEF United Ichihara J1 League 23 2
Switzerland League
2000/01 Wil Nationalliga B 10 0
2001/02 30 1
2002/03 Delémont Nationalliga A 33 2
2004/05 Kriens Challenge League 31 1
2005/06 25 5
2006/07 33 5
2007/08 25 7
2008/09 1. Liga
2009/10 Buochs 2. Liga Interregional
Country Romania 18 0
Switzerland 287 40
Japan 23 2
Total 328 42

National team statisticsEdit

Ghana national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 1 0
Total 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Krienser Spieler Owusu Benson in Lebensgefahr on www.nachrichten.ch
  2. ^ Tragischer Zwischenfall im Training der 1. Mannschaft SC Kriens on www.sckriens.ch
  3. ^ Krienser Spieler Owusu Benson in Lebensgefahr on www.news.ch
  4. ^ Transfernews Spieler und Trainer Archived 2011-07-07 at the Wayback Machine on www.regiofussball.ch
  5. ^ "FCL-Talent Owusu erhält einen Profivertrag". zentralplus. July 14, 2020.
  6. ^ Owusu Benson at National-Football-Teams.com

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