Fred Benson

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Fred Benson
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Personal information
Full name Fredua Buadee Benson Erchiah
Date of birth (1984-04-10) April 10, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Rapid București
Number 9
Youth career
FC Amstelland
A.V.V. Zeeburgia
AFC Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Vitesse 62 (14)
2007–2011 RKC Waalwijk 114 (45)
2010 Shandong Luneng (loan) 7 (2)
2011–2012 Lechia Gdańsk 11 (1)
2012–2014 PEC Zwolle 61 (15)
2014 Sheriff Tiraspol 6 (1)
2015 Rapid București 13 (0)
National team
2006 Netherlands U21 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 May 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

Fredua Buadee Benson Erchiah (born April 10, 1984 in Accra[1]) is a Dutch-Ghanaian footballer who most recently played as a striker for Rapid București.



In January 2005 was promoted to the Eredivisie team from Vitesse Arnhem. Benson played in two years 62 games, who scores 14 goals before transferred to RKC Waalwijk in July 2007.[2]

On 11 February 2010, it was announced that Benson had joined Shandong Luneng on a five-month-long loan deal.[3][4]

In July 2011, he joined Lechia Gdańsk on two-year contract.[5]

On 22 January 2015 he signed a six month contract with Rapid București.


In 2006, he was part of the Netherlands squad that won the UEFA U-21 Championship 2006 in Portugal.[6]



RKC Waalwijk

PEC Zwolle


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