Owusu Benson

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Benson Owusu
Personal information
Full name Owusu Benson
Date of birth (1977-03-22) March 22, 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Hearts of Oak 19 (6)
1995 Sportul Studenţesc 18 (0)
1995 FC Solothurn 5 (0)
1996–1997 Yverdon-Sport 43 (12)
1997–1998 SC Kriens 24 (4)
1998–1999 FC Sion 33 (3)
2000 JEF United Ichihara 23 (2)
2001–2002 FC Wil 40 (1)
2002–2003 SR Delémont 33 (2)
2004–2008 SC Kriens 100 (12)
2009–2011 SC Buochs 30 (2)
2011–2012 FC Sursee
National team
1999 Ghana 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Owusu Benson or Benson Owusu (born 22 March 1977) is a retired Ghanaian football player.

Career[edit]

He played in Switzerland since 1995, except one and a half year left for JEF United Ichihara Japan. He also holds a Swiss passport.

On Monday, 31 March 2008, he suffered a cardiac arrest during a training session. Owusu was successfully resuscitated and fell into coma, from which he recovered on 3 April 2008.[1][2][3]

Benson played for SC Kriens club since 9 July 2004 and joined in January 2009 to SC Buochs.[4]

Club statistics[edit]

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Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Romania League
1994/95 Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti Divizia A 18 0
Switzerland League
1995/96 Solothurn Nationalliga B 0 0
1995/96 Yverdon-Sport Nationalliga B 12 5
1996/97 31 7
1997/98 Kriens Nationalliga A 24 4
1998/99 Sion Nationalliga A 33 3
Japan League
2000 JEF United Ichihara J1 League 23 2
Switzerland League
2000/01 Wil Nationalliga B 10 0
2001/02 30 1
2002/03 Delémont Nationalliga A 33 2
2004/05 Kriens Challenge League 31 1
2005/06 25 5
2006/07 33 5
2007/08 25 7
2008/09 1. Liga
2009/10 Buochs 2. Liga Interregional
Country Romania 18 0
Switzerland 287 40
Japan 23 2
Total 328 42

National team statistics[edit]

Ghana national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 1 0
Total 1 0

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