Owusu Benson

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Benson Owusu
Personal information
Full name Owusu Benson
Date of birth (1977-03-22) March 22, 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Sursee
Number 11
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
2011- FC Sursee
National team
1999 Ghana 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Owusu Benson or Benson Owusu (born 22 March 1977) is a Ghanaian football player. He currently plays for Swiss Football Club Sursee.

Career[edit]

He played in Switzerland since 1995, except one and a half year left for JEF United 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]

Club career statistics[edit]

[5]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Romania League
1994/95 Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti 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 J. League 1 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

International career statistics[edit]

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

References[edit]