Charlison Benschop

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Charlison Benschop
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Charlison Benschop
Personal information
Full name Charlison Girigorio Benschop[1]
Date of birth (1989-08-21) 21 August 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)[2]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Fortuna Sittard
Number 9
Youth career
SCO '63
VV Spijkenisse
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 RKC 69 (18)
2010–2012 AZ 45 (6)
2012–2013 Brest 18 (3)
2013–2015 Fortuna Düsseldorf 58 (25)
2015–2018 Hannover 96 16 (2)
2017–2018 Hannover 96 II 5 (1)
2018–2019 FC Ingolstadt 9 (1)
2019De Graafschap (loan) 14 (3)
2019–2020 Groningen 18 (3)
2020–2021 Apollon Limassol 35 (10)
2021–2022 SV Sandhausen 13 (0)
2022– Fortuna Sittard 13 (1)
National team
2010 Netherlands U21 1 (1)
2017– Curaçao[3] 10 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 19:34, 15 May 2022 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16:13, 19 June 2021 (UTC)

Charlison Girigorio Benschop (born 21 August 1989) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Dutch Eredivisie side Fortuna Sittard.[2][4]

Club career[edit]

Benschop played youth football with SCO '63 and VV Spijkenisse,[5] and began his senior professional career with RKC Waalwijk during the 2007–08 season.[6] He signed a five-year contract with AZ in March 2010.[7][8][9]

In summer 2012, Benschop moved abroad to play in France for Stade Brest,[10] only to move on to German side Fortuna Düsseldorf a year later.[11]

On 4 June 2015, Benschop joined Hannover 96 from Fortuna Düsseldorf on a three-year contract.[12]

On 11 May 2018, Benschop joined FC Ingolstadt 04 on a two-year deal.[13]

He joined FC Groningen in July 2019.[14]

In January 2020, Benschop signed with Apollon Limassol until 2021.[15]

On 31 January 2022, he signed for Eredivisie club Fortuna Sittard on a contract until mid-2023.[16]

International career[edit]

Benschop played international football at youth level for the Netherlands.[9][17] Benschop was called up to the preliminary Curaçao national football team for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[18] Benschop made his debut for Curaçao in a 2–1 friendly win over Qatar on 10 October 2017.[19][20]

Personal life[edit]

He is the uncle of Kevin Felida.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "40-Player National Team Roster: 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup: Curaçao" (PDF). CONCACAF. p. 5. Retrieved 20 May 2019 – via Bernews.
  2. ^ a b Charlison Benschop at Soccerway. Retrieved 10 October 2021.
  3. ^ June 2021.html Charlison Benschop at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ Charlison Benschop at WorldFootball.net
  5. ^ "Charlison Benschop" (in Dutch). Ronald Zwiers. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Benschop" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 22 July 2013.
  7. ^ Reyes, Leon (17 March 2010). "Charlison Benschop van RKC naar AZ" (in Dutch). Omroep Brabant. Retrieved 22 July 2013.
  8. ^ "AZ versterkt zich met Benschop" (in Dutch). AZ.nl. 17 March 2010. Archived from the original on 4 November 2011.
  9. ^ a b "AZ haalt Charlison Benschop van RKC" (in Dutch). Noordhollands Dagblad. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 22 July 2013.
  10. ^ AZ-spits Charlison Benschop naar Stade Brest – RTVNH (in Dutch)
  11. ^ Benschop is op weg van Brest naar Fortuna Düsseldorf – Voetbal International (in Dutch)
  12. ^ "96 sign Charlison Benschop". Hannover 96. Archived from the original on 7 July 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  13. ^ FC Ingolstadt [@Schanzer_EN] (11 May 2018). "Charlison #Benschop becomes a #Schanzer & joins FC Ingolstadt 04. The 28-year-old striker signed a contract until 2020. Welcome to Ingolstadt, Charlie! 😊" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  14. ^ "FC Groningen haalt spits Charlison Benschop". RTV Noord (in Dutch). 9 July 2019. Retrieved 3 August 2019.
  15. ^ "Charlinson Benschop until 2021". apollon.com. 13 January 2020. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  16. ^ "Fortuna Sittard haalt Benschop terug naar de Eredivisie".
  17. ^ "onsoranje". www.onsoranje.nl.
  18. ^ "Curaçao National Team Roster – Gold Cup". 5 June 2017.
  19. ^ "Cookies op VI.nl". www.vi.nl.
  20. ^ "Überraschungssieg gegen WM-Gastgeber: Benschop gibt Länderspiel-Debüt für Curaçao". Sportbuzzer.de.
  21. ^ derwesten.de, DerWesten- (22 July 2014). "Von Curaçao bis nach Bad Blankenburg". www.derwesten.de.