John Benson (footballer, born 1991)

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John Benson
Personal information
Full name John Benson
Date of birth (1991-08-27) 27 August 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Obuasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Al Ahli
Number 88
Youth career
2002–2005 Ajax Football Academy
2005–2006 Goldfields academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Ashanti Gold SC 6 (2)
2006–2009 ASPIRE Academy 16 (4)
2009– Al Ahli 46 (1)
National team
2009 Ghana U-20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Benson (born 27 August 1991 in Obuasi) is a Ghanaian footballer currently playing for Qatari Stars League club Al Ahli.[1][2]


Benson began his career with possitive youth and latter join Shaggy Fc and also join ajax Football Academy in [obuasi] before transferred in 2006 to Goldfields academy, then in February 2006 signed from ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence[3] and has after the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup[4] signed for the Qatar Stars League side Al Ahli.[5]

International career[edit]

He represented the Ghana U-20 team in Egypt at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[6]

Titles and Honours[edit]


Ghana U-20