Benik Afobe

Date of birth12 February 1993
Place of birthLeyton, England
NationalityCongolese (COD)
Weight70 kg
Height1.79 m
PositionForward

Benik Afobe had been with Arsenal since the age of six and signed as a professional in February 2010 after Barcelona started showing an interest.

He set a record as the youngest player to appear for Arsenal reserves.

Benik joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in January 2015 with a contract to June 2018.

He joined AFC Bournemouth in January 2016 with a contract to June 2020.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 12 Feb 2010 14 Jan 2015
Huddersfield Town 02 Nov 2010 31 May 2011 L
Reading 22 Mar 2012 31 May 2012 L
Bolton Wanderers 03 Aug 2012 31 Jan 2013 L
Millwall 08 Feb 2013 07 Mar 2013 L
Sheffield Wednesday 30 Jan 2014 31 May 2014 L
Milton Keynes Dons 04 Aug 2014 13 Jan 2015 L
Wolverhampton Wanderers 14 Jan 2015 10 Jan 2016
AFC Bournemouth 10 Jan 2016 01 Jun 2018
Wolverhampton Wanderers 31 Jan 2018 31 May 2018 L
Wolverhampton Wanderers 01 Jun 2018 04 Jan 2019
Stoke City 12 Jun 2018 03 Jan 2019 L
Stoke City 04 Jan 2019

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2010-11 Huddersfield Town FA Cup 3
1
2010-11 Huddersfield Town Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2
2010-11 Huddersfield Town League One 14
14
5
2010-11 Huddersfield Town League One Play-Offs 3
2011-12 Reading League Championship 1
2
2012-13 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup 1
1
2012-13 Bolton Wanderers League Championship 5
15
2
2
2012-13 Bolton Wanderers League Cup 1
1
2012-13 Millwall League Championship 5
2013-14 Sheffield Wednesday FA Cup 1
2013-14 Sheffield Wednesday League Championship 4
8
2
1
2014-15 Milton Keynes Dons FA Cup 3
2
2014-15 Milton Keynes Dons Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
2014-15 Milton Keynes Dons League Cup 3
1
6
1
2014-15 Milton Keynes Dons League One 11
11
10
2
2014-15 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 20
1
13
1
2015-16 AFC Bournemouth Premier League 12
3
4
2015-16 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 23
2
9
1
2015-16 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Cup 1
1
1
2016-17 AFC Bournemouth League Cup 2
2016-17 AFC Bournemouth Premier League 14
17
6
1
2017-18 AFC Bournemouth FA Cup 2
2017-18 AFC Bournemouth League Cup 1
2
1
2017-18 AFC Bournemouth Premier League 5
12
2017-18 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 7
9
6


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
02 Nov 2010 Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town W 0-2 League One
06 Nov 2010 Cambridge United v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 FA Cup 1st round
09 Nov 2010 Rotherham United v Huddersfield Town W 2-5 Johnstones Paint Trophy Quarter-final - northern section
13 Nov 2010 Oldham Athletic v Huddersfield Town L 1-0 League One
16 Nov 2010 Huddersfield Town v Cambridge United W 2-1 FA Cup 1st round replay
20 Nov 2010 Huddersfield Town v Exeter City L 0-1 League One
23 Nov 2010 Huddersfield Town v Milton Keynes Dons W 4-1 League One
27 Nov 2010 Huddersfield Town v Macclesfield Town W 6-0 FA Cup 2nd round
11 Dec 2010 Huddersfield Town v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-1 League One
26 Dec 2010 Huddersfield Town v Hartlepool United L 0-1 League One
28 Dec 2010 Southampton v Huddersfield Town L 4-1 League One
01 Jan 2011 Carlisle United v Huddersfield Town D 2-2 League One
03 Jan 2011 Huddersfield Town v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League One
01 Feb 2011 Huddersfield Town v Carlisle United W 2-0 League One
12 Feb 2011 Huddersfield Town v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League One
19 Feb 2011 AFC Bournemouth v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League One
22 Feb 2011 Dagenham and Redbridge v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League One
26 Feb 2011 Huddersfield Town v Leyton Orient D 2-2 League One
01 Mar 2011 Hartlepool United v Huddersfield Town W 0-1 League One
05 Mar 2011 Yeovil Town v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League One
08 Mar 2011 Huddersfield Town v Rochdale W 2-1 League One
12 Mar 2011 Bristol Rovers v Huddersfield Town W 0-1 League One
15 Mar 2011 Brentford v Huddersfield Town W 0-1 League One
19 Mar 2011 Huddersfield Town v Swindon Town D 0-0 League One
27 Mar 2011 Huddersfield Town v Notts County W 3-0 League One
02 Apr 2011 Tranmere Rovers v Huddersfield Town W 0-2 League One
09 Apr 2011 Huddersfield Town v Peterborough United D 1-1 League One
16 Apr 2011 Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town W 0-1 League One
22 Apr 2011 Milton Keynes Dons v Huddersfield Town W 1-3 League One
25 Apr 2011 Huddersfield Town v Dagenham and Redbridge W 2-1 League One
30 Apr 2011 Brighton and Hove Albion v Huddersfield Town W 2-3 League One
07 May 2011 Huddersfield Town v Brentford D 4-4 League One
14 May 2011 AFC Bournemouth v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League One Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
18 May 2011 Huddersfield Town v AFC Bournemouth D 3-3
Agg: 4-4 (4-2)
League One Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
29 May 2011 Huddersfield Town v Peterborough United L 0-3 League One Play-Offs Final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2010-11 England Under-19
1
2011-12 England UEFA Under-19 2
1
1
1
2017-18 Congo DR FIFA World Cup
1
2017-18 Congo DR International Friendly 1
2018-19 Congo DR Africa Cup of Nations 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
02 Sep 2010 England v Slovakia W 2-0 Under-19
25 May 2012 England v Slovenia W 5-0 UEFA Under-19 Elite Round Group 2
27 May 2012 England v Montenegro D 1-1 UEFA Under-19 Elite Round Group 2
30 May 2012 England v Switzerland W 1-0 UEFA Under-19 Elite Round Group 2
10 Jun 2017 Congo DR v Congo W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
01 Sep 2017 Tunisia v Congo DR L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group A
28 May 2018 Nigeria v Congo DR D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Sep 2018 Liberia v Congo DR D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
16 Oct 2018 Zimbabwe v Congo DR D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.