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Oldest league scorer who owns club, plays alongside son

Innocent Benza has broken the  record as the oldest player to score in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League, the 46 years old scored for Herentals as his side drew 1-1 with Chapungu in Rufaro Stadium yesterday.

Apparently he is the owner of the  club and plays along his 17 yr old  son Young Tinotenda a player that stirred in Herentals 1-0 win over Ngezi Platinum in Rufaro  last week..

Benza  also provided  an assist to his son Young who scored the winner in their 0-1 away win against Bulawayo City at the Barbourfields stadium in Rufaro .

He made his Zimbabwean  Premiership debut at age 45 on March 18, 2018 before he was substituted late in the second half for his son Tinotenda.

The 45-year-old Benza became the oldest debutant in the history of the top flight league

 

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