Benjamin Danso

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Benjamin Danso
Full name Benjamin Danso
Date of birth (1984-01-09) January 9, 1984 (age 32)
Height 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 112 kg (17 st 9 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005
2005 - 2009
2009 - present
Germany Schwalbe
Germany DRC
Germany HRK
 ?
 ?
24
 ?
 ?
(0)
correct as of 11 May 2012.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006 - present Germany 23
correct as of 4 December 2013.

Benjamin Danso (born 9 January 1984)[1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the Heidelberger RK in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

Danso played in the 2011 and 2012 German championship final for Heidelberger RK, which the club both won.

He plays rugby since 2004. He originally played for the DRC Hannover in the Bundesliga but left the club after its relegation in 2009 to join Heidelberger RK.[2][3] He made his debut for Germany in 2006 in a game against Switzerland.[4]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National team[edit]

Stats[edit]

Benjamin Danso's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[2]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2008-09 DRC Hannover Rugby-Bundesliga 9 3 0 0 0 9th — Relegated
2009-10 Heidelberger RK Rugby-Bundesliga 0 0 0 0 0 3rd — Champions
2010-11 7 0 0 0 0 1st — Champions
2011-12 16 0 0 0 0 1st — Champions
2012-13 1st — Champions
2013-14
  • As of 4 December 2013

National team[edit]

European Nations Cup[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006-2008 Germany European Nations Cup Second Division 6 0 Champions
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 2 0 6th — Relegated
2010–2012 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 4 0 4th
2012–2014 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 6 0 ongoing

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2007 Germany Friendly 2 5
2008 1 0
  • As of 4 December 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benjamin Danso profile at scrum.com accessed: 5 March 2010
  2. ^ a b Benjamin Danso profile at totalrugby.de (German) accessed: 5 March 2010
  3. ^ TotalRugby Wechselbörse (German) totalrugby.de, accessed: 7 March 2010
  4. ^ Benjamin Danso (German) DRV website, accessed: 30 April 2012

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