Benson Mhlongo

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Benson Mhlongo
Personal information
Full name Benson Simphiwe Mhlongo
Date of birth (1980-11-09) 9 November 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Alexandra, South Africa
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre-back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Platinum Stars
Number 17
Youth career
Megawatt Park
Alexandra Parma
Supersport United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Alexandra United (loan) 15 (0)
1999–2000 City Sharks (loan) 8 (0)
2001–2005 Wits University 55 (9)
2005–2008 Mamelodi Sundowns 76 (4)
2008–2012 Orlando Pirates 41 (4)
2012– Platinum Stars 0 (0)
National team
2003–2009 South Africa 36 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 June 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 March 2009

Benson Mhlongo (born 9 November 1980 in Alexandra, Gauteng) is a South African football (soccer) defender and midfielder for Platinum Stars and South Africa.

He was part of the South African squad at the 2008 African Cup of Nations.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 2006-05-20 Gaborone, Botswana  Swaziland 1–0 1–0 COSAFA Cup

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