Soufian Benyamina

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Soufian Benyamina
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Benyamina with Stuttgart
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-03-02) 2 March 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth East Berlin, East Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
SV Wehen Wiesbaden
Youth career
MSV Normannia 08 Berlin
0000–2007 Hertha BSC
2007–2009 1. FC Union Berlin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Carl Zeiss Jena 18 (3)
2010–2013 VfB Stuttgart II 98 (28)
2012–2013 VfB Stuttgart 2 (0)
2013–2014 Dynamo Dresden 4 (0)
2014 Preußen Münster (loan) 17 (6)
2014– SV Wehen Wiesbaden 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Soufian Benyamina (born 2 March 1990) is a German football player of Algerian descent who is currently playing as a forward for SV Wehen Wiesbaden in the 3. Liga.

Personal life[edit]

His older brother Karim is also professional footballer and is currently playing for MC El Eulma and the Algerian National Team.[1]

Career[edit]

Benyamina began his career on youthside with MSV Normannia 08 Berlin. He was later scouted by Hertha BSC. After few years with Hertha BSC, he joined rival 1. FC Union Berlin,[2] where he played twenty three games and scored four goals in the A Jugend Bundesliga Nord/Nordost in the 2008–09 season.[citation needed] He left 1. FC Union Berlin in July 2009 and signed for FC Carl Zeiss Jena.[3] Here played his first professional match in the 3. Liga on 29 July 2009 against SV Sandhausen[4] and scored on 25 October 2009 his first goal against SpVgg Unterhaching.[5] On 14 June 2010, he left FC Carl Zeiss Jena and signed for VfB Stuttgart II.[6] He signed in Stuttgart a three years contract and played first for the 3. Liga team.[7]

On 8 December 2012, Benyamina made his Bundesliga debut for the first team of VfB Stuttgart in a 3–1 home victory against FC Schalke 04.

On 1 July 2013, he moved to Dynamo Dresden.[8] After an unsuccessful half-season, in which Benyamina made only 4 appearances for Dynamo, the club loaned him to 3rd division club Preußen Münster in the winter transfer window.[9] At the end of the season he left Dynamo permanently, signing for SV Wehen Wiesbaden.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GANZ WIE DER GROßE BRUDER" (in German). FC Carl Zeiss Jena. 2 July 2009. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Benyamina, Soufian" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Die Hoffnungsträger der Aufsteiger" (in German). bundesliga.de. 23 July 2009. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Pinto behält vom Punkt die Nerven" (in German). kicker.de. 29 July 2009. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Unterhaching wahrt den Anschluss an Spitzengruppe" (in German). kicker.de. 25 October 2009. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Soufian Benyamina wechselt zum VfB Stuttgart" (in German). OTZ.de. 11 June 2010. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "FCC ab Montag im einwöchigen Trainingslager" (in German). FC Carl Zeiss Jena. 13 June 2010. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Dynamo Dresden verpflichtet Soufian Benyamina" [Dynamo Dresden signs Soufian Benyamina] (in German). Dynamo Dresden. 5 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Dresden verleiht Benjamina nach Münster" [Dresden loans out Benjamina to Münster] (in German). DFL. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 

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