Benjamín

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Benjamín
Personal information
Full name Benjamín Akoto Asamoah[1]
Date of birth (1994-01-04) 4 January 1994 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Doxa Katokopias
Number 17
Youth career
Rayo Majadahonda
Atlético Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Atlético Madrid C 29 (0)
2014–2016 Atlético Madrid B 56 (4)
2016–2017 Hospitalet 34 (0)
2017– Doxa Katokopias 32 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 May 2018

Benjamín Akoto Asamoah (born 4 January 1994) is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for Cypriot club Doxa as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Accra, Benjamín arrived at the youth academy of Atlético Madrid from the Rayo Majadahonda counterpart in 2012. After a stint with Atlético Madrid C, he was promoted to the B-team in 2012. On 29 May 2015, his contract was extended by the club till June 2017.[2] On 3 August 2016, he moved to fellow Spanish club Hospitalet.[3]

On 6 August 2017, Benjamín joined Cypriot First Division club Doxa where he was assigned the 17 number jersey.[4]

Club statistics[edit]

As of match played on 13 May 2018
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlético Madrid B 2013–14[1] Segunda División B 0 0 2[a] 0 2 0
2014–15[1] Segunda División B 32 2 32 2
2015–16[5] Tercera División 24 2 2[a] 0 26 2
Total 56 4 4 0 60 4
Hospitalet 2016–17[1] Segunda División B 34 0 0 0 34 0
Doxa Katokopias 2017–18[6] Cypriot First Division 32 3 3 1 35 4
Career total 122 7 3 1 4 0 129 8
  1. ^ a b Appearances in Relegation Play-offs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Benjamín : Benjamín Akoto Asamoah". BDFutbol. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Benjamín seguirá dos años más en el Atlético [Benjamín to continue for two more years at Atlético]" (in Spanish). Atlético Madrid. 29 May 2015. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Benjamín i Rubio ja són de L'Hospitalet [Benjamín and Rubio are now members of L'Hospitalet]" (in Catalan). CE L'Hospitalet. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  4. ^ "AΝΑΚΟΙΝΩΣΗ BENJAMIN ASAMOAH [Announcement Benjamín Asamoah]" (in Greek). Doxa Katokopias F.C. 6 August 2017. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Benjamin" (in Spanish). LaPreferente. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  6. ^ "B. Asamoah". Soccerway. Retrieved 31 May 2018.

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