Charlison Benschop

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Charlison Benschop
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Personal information
Date of birth (1989-08-21) 21 August 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Hannover 96
Number 35
Youth career
SCO '63
Spijkenisse
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 RKC 69 (18)
2010–2012 AZ 45 (6)
2012–2013 Stade Brest 18 (3)
2013–2015 Fortuna Düsseldorf 58 (25)
2015– Hannover 96 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:20, 20 December 2015 (UTC).

Charlison Benschop (born 21 August 1989) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Hannover 96, as a striker.[1] He was transferred from German second league club Fortuna Düsseldorf the beginning of the 2015 season.[2]

Club career[edit]

Benschop played youth football with SCO '63 and Spijkenisse,[3] and began his senior professional career with RKC Waalwijk during the 2007–08 season.[4] He signed a five-year contract with AZ in March 2010.[5][6][7]

In summer 2012 Benschop moved abroad to play in France for Stade Brest,[8] only to move on to German side Fortuna Düsseldorf a year later.[9]

International career[edit]

Benschop played international football at youth level for the Netherlands.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C. Benschop". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "96 sign Charlison Benschop". Hannover 96. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Charlison Benschop" (in Dutch). Ronald Zwiers. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Benschop" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Reyes, Leon (17 March 2010). "Charlison Benschop van RKC naar AZ" (in Dutch). Omroep Brabant. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "AZ versterkt zich met Benschop" (in Dutch). AZ.nl. 17 March 2010. Archived from the original on November 4, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "AZ haalt Charlison Benschop van RKC" (in Dutch). Noordhollands Dagblad. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  8. ^ AZ-spits Charlison Benschop naar Stade Brest - RTVNH (Dutch)
  9. ^ Benschop is op weg van Brest naar Fortuna Düsseldorf - Voetbal International (Dutch)