Benjamin Förster

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Benjamin Förster
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-11-14) November 14, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Chemnitz, Germany
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Energie Cottbus
Number TBA
Youth career
SG Handwek Rabenstein
0000–2008 Chemnitzer FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Chemnitzer FC 127 (44)
2014–2015 SV Elversberg 16 (4)
2015–2016 Wacker Nordhausen 23 (8)
2016– Energie Cottbus 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:04, 29 May 2016 (UTC).

Benjamin Förster (born November 14, 1989) is a German footballer who plays as a striker for Energie Cottbus.


Förster came through Chemnitzer FC's youth system, and made his debut in a 2–1 home defeat to SV Babelsberg 03 in October 2008, as a substitute for Jörg Emmerich. Two seasons later helped the club win the Regionalliga Nord title, and promotion to the 3. Liga, finishing as the division's top scorer with 25 goals.

After three years at this level, Förster joined Regionalliga Südwest club SV Elversberg for the 2014–2015 season, along with team-mate Thomas Birk.[1]

In summer 2015, Förster signed for Wacker Nordhausen.[2]

After one season with Wacker Nordhausen, Förster moved to Energie Cottbus.[3]


  1. ^ Lesk, Christoph (18 June 2014). "Chemnitzer FC: Förster wechselt nach Elversberg". Liga 3 Insider (in German). Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Grimm, Sebastian (18 July 2015). "Benjamin Förster zehnter Neuzugang beim FSV Wacker Nordhausen". Thüringer Allgemeine (in German). Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Förster wechselt von Nordhausen nach Cottbus". kicker Online (in German). 1 July 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 

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