Tino Benza

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Tino Benza
Tino Benza Biography
BornTinotendaishe Benza
EmployerHerentals Football Club
Known forBeing a footballer
Parent(s)

Tinotendaishe Benza is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays as a forward for Herentals Football Club. In 2018 he became the youngest scorer at 17 in the history of the local premiership. He was the 2018 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Rookie of the Year.

Background

His father is Innocent Benza who is the owner of Herentals Football Club. Tino Benza plays in the Herentals squad with his father.[1]

Siblings

Tino Benza has older brothers Tafadzwa and Tariro who used to play rugby.[1]

Education

Benza is a former Peterhouse School student.[1]

Career

In the 2018 season, Tino Benza scored three goals, including a contender for goal of the season against Bulawayo Chiefs Football Club, and provided seven assists. In 2018 he received his first call-up to the Zimbabwe national Under-23 team.[1] He was named man of the match in the opening match of the 2021 edition of the Chibuku Super Cup against Dynamos Football Club.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE, Tino Benza’s fun with teammate dad, The Standard, Published: June 23, 2019, Retrieved: November 5, 2021
  2. Tadious Manyepo, Tino Benza remains grounded, The Herald, Published: May 27, 2021, Retrieved: November 2021