Benik Afobe

Born: February 12, 1993 (age 23)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Waltham Forest, London
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Bournemouth (no. 20)
Benik Afobe for Wolves on January 24, 2015
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 338 articles about Benik Afobe. Articles 1 to 40:
Leighton Baines and Aaron Lennon celebrate with John 'I'll take it' Stones during the Premier League game between Everton and Bournemouth on April 30, 2016
Result: Everton end seven-game winless run with triumph over Bournemouth
Everton end a seven-game winless run by sealing a 2-1 victory over Bournemouth at Goodison Park.
16:53
Everton's US goalkeeper Tim Howard (L) watches as Bournemouth's English midfielder Junior Stanislas (C) scores his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Everton at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth,
Preview: Everton vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League match at Goodison Park as Everton entertain Bournemouth.
Apr 29, 17:22
Eden Hazard celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on April 23, 2016
Result: Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea get back to winning ways at Bournemouth
Pedro, Eden Hazard and Willian score the goals as Chelsea get back to winning ways at Bournemouth.
Apr 23, 16:53
Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Charlie Daniels of Bournemouth compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on December 5, 2015 in London, England.
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday afternoon's Premier League match on the south coast as Bournemouth entertain Chelsea.
Apr 21, 14:37
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) shakes hands with Bournemouth's English manager Eddie Howe ahead of the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north west England on Oct
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League match between Bournemouth and Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium.
Apr 15, 19:25
Andrew Surman of Bournemouth and Jordan Veretout of Aston Villa compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Aston Villa at Vitality Stadium on August 8, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole looks ahead to relegation-threatened Aston Villa's home Premier League encounter against Bournemouth.
Apr 8, 13:11
A broody Kevin de Bruyne celebrates with Sergio Aguero during the game between Man City and Crystal Palace on January 16, 2016
Team News: Kevin De Bruyne returns for Manchester City
Kevin De Bruyne returns to the Manchester City lineup for the trip to Bournemouth.
Apr 2, 14:06
Modou Barrow in action for Swansea on November 29, 2014
Team News: Leroy Fer, Modou Barrow in for Swansea City
Leroy Fer and Modou Barrow come into the Swansea XI for the trip to Bournemouth.
Mar 12, 14:04
Bournemouth players celebrate an own goal by Steven Taylor of Newcastle United on March 5, 2016
Result: Steve McClaren on brink as Bournemouth beat Newcastle United
Newcastle United suffer a 3-1 defeat at home to Bournemouth to leave manager Steve McClaren on the brink of a departure from St James' Park.
Mar 5, 16:56
Bournemouth players celebrate an own goal by Steven Taylor of Newcastle United on March 5, 2016
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 1-3 Bournemouth - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Bournemouth record a 3-1 win away at Newcastle United.
Mar 5, 14:00
Benik Afobe scores the second during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Southampton on March 1, 2016
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe "very pleased" with Southampton win
Bournemouth coach Eddie Howe is delighted with his side's 2-0 win over local rivals Southampton.
Mar 1, 22:53
Ronald Koeman and Eddie Howe greet each other during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Southampton on March 1, 2016
Ronald Koeman "very disappointed" with defeat
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman admits that his side didn't deserve anything from their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth.
Mar 1, 22:31
Steve Cook celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Southampton on March 1, 2016
Steve Cook hails "huge" win for Bournemouth
Bournemouth defender Steve Cook admits that the 2-0 victory over Southampton is "huge" as they target survival in the Premier League.
Mar 1, 22:26
Steve Cook celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Southampton on March 1, 2016
Result: Steve Cook, Benik Afobe net as Bournemouth beat Southampton in south coast derby
Bournemouth move closer to Premier League survival with a 2-0 victory over Southampton in the south coast derby.
Mar 1, 21:42
Ronald Koeman gets ready for battle ahead of the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Team News: Sadio Mane, Maya Yoshida, James Ward-Prowse back for Southampton
Sadio Mane, James Ward-Prowse and Maya Yoshida are recalled by Ronald Koeman for Southampton's trip to Bournemouth.
Mar 1, 18:53
Simon Francis and Oriol Romeu in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Southampton on March 1, 2016
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 2-0 Southampton - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Bournemouth's comfortable 2-0 victory over Southampton in the Premier League.
Mar 1, 18:45
 Benik Afobe of Bournemouth and Ryan Bennett of Norwich City compete for the ball on January 16, 2016
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe warns Benik Afobe over considering England snub
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe warns Benik Afobe that he may regret it if he opts to snub England and represent Democratic Republic of Congo.
Feb 19, 11:43
Benik Afobe celebrates after scoring his first Bournemouth goal against Norwich City on January 16, 2016
Benik Afobe pays tribute to former Arsenal teammate Robin van Persie
Bournemouth frontman Benik Afobe reveals that Robin van Persie's advice played a key part in his development when the two strikers were together at Arsenal.
Feb 17, 10:51
Eddie Howe has a nose during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Stoke City on February 13, 2016
Eddie Howe: 'Stoke City opener changed game'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits that Stoke's opening goal changed the game during the Potters' 3-1 win at the Vitality Stadium.
Feb 13, 22:17
Jonathan Walters of Stoke City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on August 9, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England
Team News: Jonathan Walters in for Marko Arnautovic
Jonathan Walters returns to the Stoke City lineup for their trip to Bournemouth.
Feb 13, 14:12
Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City and Matt Ritchie of Bournemouth compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Britannia Stadium on September 26, 2015
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole peers ahead to Saturday afternoon's match between Bournemouth and Stoke City at the Vitality Stadium.
Feb 11, 19:19
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016
Benik Afobe 'shocked and hurt' by Wolves comments
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe reveals that he is 'shocked and hurt' by comments from former club Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Feb 11, 15:08
An undated portrait of the President of Wolverhampton Wanderers Sir Jack Hayward
Wolverhampton Wanderers fans angry over Jack Hayward statue
Wolverhampton Wanderers fans express their outrage at being asked to help fund a statue for the late former club president Sir Jack Hayward.
Feb 10, 22:13
Benik Afobe and Hector Bellerin during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on February 7, 2016
Benik Afobe doubts Arsenal will win the Premier League title
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe doubts that Arsenal will win the Premier League title this season.
Feb 8, 18:43
Benik Afobe for Wolves on January 24, 2015
Benik Afobe: 'I never had a chance at Arsenal'
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe says that he "didn't get a chance" to break into the first team in his 14 years at Arsenal.
Feb 6, 20:32
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew salivates during the game at Bournemouth on December 26, 2015
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew 'frustrated' to lose to Bournemouth
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew admits his 'frustrations' after his side relinquish their lead to lose 2-1 to Bournemouth.
Feb 2, 22:47
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016
Result: Benik Afobe nets winner as Bournemouth fight back to win at Crystal Palace
Benik Afobe scores his third Bournemouth goal in four games as the Cherries fight back from a goal down to win 2-1 at Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Feb 2, 21:54
Rhoys Wiggins in action for Sheffield Wednesday in December 2015
Bournemouth sign Rhoys Wiggins from Sheffield Wednesday
Bournemouth announce the signing of Rhoys Wiggins from Sheffield Wednesday on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Feb 1, 18:15
Michal Zyro signs for Wolverhampton Wanderers in December 2015
Kenny Jackett targets playoffs with new signings
Kenny Jackett says that he expects his mid-season signings to help push the side into the Championship playoff places.
Feb 1, 15:35
Kike of Middlesbrough celebrates scoring his team's 3rd goal during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough at Boundary Park on August 12, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers eye swoop for Middlesbrough's Kike?
Middlesbrough's Spanish striker Kike is reportedly a transfer target of Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Kenny Jackett.
Jan 31, 12:57
Joe Mason of Cardiff City during the pre season friendly match between Cardiff City and Watford at Cardiff City Stadium on July 28, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers complete Joe Mason signing
Wolverhampton Wanderers confirm that they have signed Joe Mason from Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee.
Jan 28, 20:07
Joe Mason of Cardiff City during the pre season friendly match between Cardiff City and Watford at Cardiff City Stadium on July 28, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers make "significant" Joe Mason bid
Wolves say that they are in "advanced negotiations" with Joe Mason after making a "significant bid" for the Cardiff City striker.
Jan 27, 11:40
Kenny 'Grab Your' Jackett looks on during Wolves' game against Hull City on August 16, 2015
Kenny Jackett "working hard" on new signings
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett reveals that he is "working hard" on new signings as an injury crisis engulfs the club.
Jan 26, 11:20
Wolverhampton Wanderers Manager Kenny Jackett during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Ashton Gate on November 3, 2015
Kenny Jackett "optimistic" over new signings
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Kenny Jackett reveals that he is "optimistic" of making signings before the transfer window closes.
Jan 23, 18:47
Patrick van Aanholt Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on January 23, 2016
Result: Sunderland come from behind to earn a point against Bournemouth
Patrick van Aanholt scores for the second game in a row to earn a 1-1 draw against Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 23, 17:16
Ola Toivonen of Sunderland is tackled by Simon Francis of Bournemouth during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Preview: Sunderland vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League relegation battle between Sunderland and Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 21, 17:45
Nicolai Boilesen in action for Denmark in March 2015
Ajax captain to undergo Wolverhampton Wanderers medical
Ajax's out-of-favour defender Nicolai Boilesen undergoes a medical with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jan 18, 14:21
Declan Rudd of Norwich City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Cambridge United and Norwich City at the Abbey Stadium on July 17, 2015 in Cambridge, England.
Eddie Howe: 'Declan Rudd should have been sent off'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe insists that Norwich City keeper Declan Rudd should have seen red for a challenge on Benik Afobe.
Jan 16, 18:34
Benik Afobe celebrates after scoring his first Bournemouth goal against Norwich City on January 16, 2016
Result: Benik Afobe scores first Bournemouth goal in comfortable win over Norwich City
Benik Afobe scores his first Bournemouth goal in a convincing 3-0 Premier League win over Norwich City.
Jan 16, 16:52
Dan Gosling of Bournemouth celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Norwich City at the Vitality Stadium on January 16, 2016
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 3-0 Norwich City - as it happened
Relive Bournemouth's 3-0 win over Norwich City in the Premier League with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live text commentary.
Jan 16, 14:45
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