Benjani Mwaruwari Considered One Of Sunderland’s Most Bizarre Signings

The former Warriors striker has been included among the 20 most bizarre signings English Football Club, Sunderland has made in its history. In an illustrous and lond career, Benjani played for Jomo Cosmos in South Africa, Aj Axurre of France, Manchester City and Blackburn Rovers of England. His time in Wearside is however not remembered fonldy by the fans. In a recent article, British journalist wrote about Benjani’s struggles at Sunderland. Hr said

From the minute the Bulawayo-born striker stepped into the club, he looked every bit as poor as we all feared he might be. Unable to challenge in the air the way Kenwyne could, he barely managed to get a touch of the ball in the eight games he appeared in and when he did, it seemed to balloon off his pink boots or go straight to the opposition.

Why Steve Bruce felt a man who hadn’t notched a Premier League goal in over a year would suddenly convert magically into a goal-getter on Wearside is something we’ll never truly understand.

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