Ekow Benson

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Ekow Benson
Personal information
Full name Ekow Benson
Date of birth (1989-04-23) April 23, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Akwatia, Ghana
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Asante Kotoko F.C.
Number 10
Youth career
1999–2003 New Odona Schalke O4
2004–2006 Fauzan FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Tema Youth
2008–2010 Hearts of Oak
2010–2011 Tema Youth
2011–2012 Asante Kotoko F.C.
2012–2013 Medeama SC
2013– Tema Youth
National team
2008 Ghana 1 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ekow Benson (born April 23, 1989 in Akwatia) is a Ghanaian football player, he is currently attached to Asante Kotoko F.C..[1]


Benson began his career for New Odona Schalke 04 and joined in 2004 to Fauzan FC.[2] After two years for Fauzan joined in January 2006 to Tema Youth[3] who has been a trial with Stade Rennais in 2007.[4] He played two and a half year for Tema Youth and signed in August 2008 for Asante Kotoko.


He is usually fielded as right winger.

International career[edit]

Benson made his debut for Ghana in a friendly against Brazil on March 27, 2008.

Personal life[edit]

His half brother is John Mensah.


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