Benik Afobe

Born: February 12, 1993 (age 24)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Waltham Forest, London
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Bournemouth (no. 9)
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016
Career History
Youth2001-2010Arsenal
Senior2010-2015Arsenal
→ 2010-2011Huddersfield Town (loan)
→ 2012Reading (loan)
→ 2012-2013Bolton Wanderers (loan)
→ 2013Millwall (loan)
→ 2014Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ 2014-2015MK Dons (loan)
2015-2016Wolverhampton Wanderers
2016-Bournemouth
Sports Mole has 423 articles about Benik Afobe. Articles 1 to 40:
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Team News: Joshua King starts for Bournemouth against Huddersfield Town
Joshua King is passed fit to start for Bournemouth as they host Huddersfield Town this afternoon.
Nov 18, 14:08
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal in their 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Callum Wilson returns for Bournemouth
Callum Wilson makes his first Premier League start since January as Bournemouth take on Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Nov 4, 14:02
Eddie Howe watches his side go down again during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe 'worried' about Bournemouth form
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that he is worried about his side's form following their 1-0 home defeat at the hands of champions Chelsea.
Oct 28, 20:00
Eden Hazard scores during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on October 28, 2017
Result: Eden Hazard fires Chelsea past Bournemouth
Eden Hazard scores the only goal of the game as Chelsea climb back into the top four courtesy of a 1-0 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Oct 28, 19:22
Gary Cahill in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Gary Cahill on Chelsea bench
Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill starts on the bench for the trip to Bournemouth.
Oct 28, 16:32
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the Vitality Stadium between Bournemouth and Chelsea.
Oct 26, 17:43
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk: 'Scoreline flattered Bournemouth'
Garry Monk insists that "it is hard to fault" the attitude of his players on the back of the 3-1 loss at Bournemouth, extending Middlesbrough's winless run to six games.
Oct 25, 09:59
Junior Stanislas celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Result: Bournemouth pick up much-needed win at Stoke City
Bournemouth move to within one point of safety courtesy of a 2-1 win over out-of-form Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Oct 21, 17:11
Joe Allen in action for Stoke City on August 20, 2016
Team News: Joe Allen returns for Stoke City against Bournemouth
Joe Allen returns to the Stoke City lineup for this afternoon's visit of Bournemouth.
Oct 21, 14:06
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Benik Afobe huge part of plans'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe denies reports that Benik Afobe could leave the Vitality Stadium during the January transfer window.
Oct 19, 12:28
Mohamed Diame and Gary Hooper in action during the Championship playoff final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday on May 28, 2016
Report: Premier League trio battling for Gary Hooper
Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion and Brighton & Hove Albion are all said to be interested in Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper.
Oct 10, 15:11
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Bournemouth 'willing to sell Benik Afobe to West Bromwich Albion'
Benik Afobe will reportedly be allowed to leave Bournemouth in January if his £12m valuation is met, with West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers interested.
Oct 8, 14:39
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between under-fire Arsenal and pointless Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 7, 16:56
Jurgen Locadia in action for PSV Eindhoven in December 2015
PSV Eindhoven 'pull plug on Wolverhampton Wanderers deal for Jurgen Locadia'
Wolverhampton Wanderers are left "scrambling" for a new striker after PSV Eindhoven reportedly pull the plug on their move for striker Jurgen Locadia.
Aug 31, 21:00
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe in action during his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on December 31, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers rejected with £15m bid for Benik Afobe?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly knocked back with a £15m bid for Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe.
Aug 31, 19:23
Nouha Dicko in action for Wolves on August 10, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'accept Hull City bid for Nouha Dicko'
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly accept a £3.5m bid from Hull City for striker Nouha Dicko.
Aug 29, 07:57
Charlie Daniels celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 1-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 2-1 victory over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Aug 26, 12:00
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Manchester City drop Sergio Aguero, Bournemouth start Jermain Defoe
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola decides to drop Sergio Aguero, but Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe starts the Premier League match between the two clubs.
Aug 26, 11:34
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the match in the Premier League between Bournemouth and Manchester City.
Aug 24, 15:58
Richarlison celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Result: Richarlison, Etienne Capoue give Watford victory over hosts Bournemouth
Watford earn themselves a 2-0 victory over hosts Bournemouth in the Premier League, thanks to away goals from Richarlison and Etienne Capoue.
Aug 19, 16:54
Jordon Ibe in action for Bournemouth on August 14, 2016
Team News: Bournemouth make two changes for Watford clash
Bournemouth recall both Jordon Ibe and Adam Smith as they welcome Watford to Dean Court in the Premier League this afternoon.
Aug 19, 14:07
Tony Pulis calls the shots during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on April 9, 2016
Result: Debutant Ahmed Hegazi heads West Bromwich Albion to victory over Bournemouth
West Bromwich Albion open the new Premier League season with a 1-0 win over visitors Bournemouth, thanks to a debut goal from new centre-back Ahmed Hegazi.
Aug 12, 16:52
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Iceland and Austria on June 22, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker 'set for Reading move'
Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Jon Dadi Bodvarsson is reportedly closing in on a move to Reading.
Jul 13, 23:31
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Report: Benik Afobe tipped to seal Wolverhampton Wanderers return
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe is rumoured to be considering a return to former club Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jul 3, 14:20
Kasper Schmeichel applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Preview: Leicester City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Leicester City's clash with travelling Bournemouth on the final day of the Premier League season.
May 20, 18:54
Craig Shakespeare smiles during the warm-up prior to the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Eddie Howe hails Craig Shakespeare's "outstanding" work at Leicester City
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe heaps praise on opposite number Craig Shakespeare, but is hopeful of ending the season on a high with three points in the East Midlands.
May 18, 11:27
Sam Vokes for Burnley on January 5, 2015
Team News: Bournemouth, Burnley unchanged
Bournemouth and Burnley both name unchanged XIs for their clash at the Vitality Stadium.
May 13, 14:08
Lys Mousset in action for Bournemouth on July 23, 2016
Team News: Lys Mousset makes first Premier League start
Lys Mousset makes his first Premier League start as Bournemouth welcome Stoke City.
May 6, 14:02
Joshua King celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Middlesbrough on April 22, 2017
Result: Four-goal Bournemouth send Middlesbrough closer to relegation
Bournemouth beat 10-man Middlesbrough 4-0 at the Vitality Stadium to climb into 12th place in the Premier League and send their opponents closer to a Championship return.
Apr 22, 16:58
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino meets Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe prior to their sides' Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium on October 22, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth.
Apr 14, 12:34
Eden Hazard celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on April 8, 2017
Result: Chelsea see off Bournemouth to move seven points clear
Chelsea secure maximum points at Bournemouth to move seven points clear at the top of the league.
Apr 8, 19:22
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Team News: Nemanja Matic, Victor Moses back for Chelsea
Nemanja Matic and Victor Moses return for Chelsea's trip to Bournemouth.
Apr 8, 16:32
Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Result: Liverpool pegged back by Bournemouth at Anfield
Bournemouth strike late against Liverpool once again to dent the Reds' top-four hopes with a 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Apr 5, 21:58
Jack Wilshere and Georginio Wijnaldum in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 4, 2016
Live Commentary: Liverpool 2-2 Bournemouth - as it happened
Relive the 2-2 draw between Liverpool and Bournemouth as Joshua King's late strike earns the Cherries a historic point at Anfield.
Apr 5, 19:00
Jack Stephens, Cedric Soares and Joshua King during the Premier League match between Southampton and Bournemouth on April 1, 2017
Result: Harry Arter misses from penalty spot in south coast stalemate
Southampton and Bournemouth play out a goalless draw at St Mary's Stadium, with Harry Arter squandering the best chance from the penalty spot 11 minutes from time.
Apr 1, 19:22
Jay Rodriguez grabs his side's second during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Team News: Jay Rodriguez in for Southampton
Jay Rodriguez comes in for the injured Manolo Gabbiadini as Southampton welcome Bournemouth.
Apr 1, 16:34
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Bournemouth on December 11, 2016
Eddie Howe: 'Manchester United draw was turning point'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe believes that a 1-1 draw with 10 men away to Man United has proven to be a turning point in his side's season after successive wins since.
Mar 18, 22:26
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Paul Clement: 'Swansea City were not good enough against Bournemouth'
Swansea City manager Paul Clement admits that his side were second best during their 2-0 defeat to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Mar 18, 20:26
Benik Afobe celebrates after the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 4, 2016
Benik Afobe "happy" with Bournemouth victory
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe insists that he is not concerned whether he is awarded with the opening goal during his side's 2-0 victory over Swansea.
Mar 18, 19:47
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Result: Benik Afobe sends Bournemouth further clear of danger
Bournemouth beat Swansea City 2-0 at the Vitality Stadium to move nine points clear of danger, with Benik Afobe playing a part in both goals.
Mar 18, 19:20



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