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Benik Afobe
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Date of birth:

February 12, 1993

Nationality:

Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Congolese

Position:

Striker

Team:

Stoke City

Benik Tunani Afobe (born 12 February 1993) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Football League Championship club Stoke City and the DR Congo national team.

He made his debut for the Arsenal Reserves at the age of 20 and scored 20 goals in 13 appearances for Arsenal's under 18 squad. He signed a professional contract with Arsenal in February 2010, and was loaned to various clubs before signing for Wolves in January 2015. A year later, he signed for Bournemouth for £10 million.

Afobe was part of the England squad that won the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in May 2010.