Daniel Bennet is well known for his determination and precision on the field. He was born in England on 29 August 1976 but grew up in South Africa.

Daniel Bennet is well known for his determination and precision on the field. He was born in England on 29 August 1976 but grew up in South Africa.

Bennet was born on 29 August 1976 and over the years he has contributed immensely to South African football, in particular, refereeing.

His first appearance in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) was in August 1999, where he was in charge of the Classic FC vs. Supersport United clash.

He made his international debut in 2013 during the 4 Nations (U23) tournament.

He served for 13 years on the FIFA Panel and has been on the National Panel of referees for 17 years, and an additional two years as an assistant referee.

His most memorable game is the 2010 CAF Champions League Final between Esperance vs. TP Mazembe.

Bennet has been twice chosen as the PSL Referee of the Year (2000/2001 and 2010/11 seasons).


Here is a full fact file of Bennett:

 

Name: Daniel Bennet
Date of Birth: 22 August 1976
Occupation: Sports Convener- Mondeor Primary School
PSL Debut: 29 August 1999- Classic FC vs. Supersport UTD
PSL Honours: Referee of the Year 2000/2001 and 2010/2011
Years on National Panel: 17 years (Referee) + 2 years (Assistant Referee)
(1998/1999 and 1999/2000)
International Debut: 3 February 2013- Lesotho vs. South Korea- 4
Nations (U23) friendly tournament
Years on FIFA Panel: 13 years
Domestic finals: 2000 Rothmans Cup Final – Orlando Pirates vs. Ajax CT
2002 Coca Cola Cup Final – Kaizer Chiefs vs. Jomo Cosmos
2003 ABSA Cup Final – Manning Rangers vs. Moroka Swallows
2006 Supa 8 Cup Final – Kaizer Chiefs vs. Supersport UTD
2008 MTN 8 Cup Final – Kaizer Chiefs vs. Sundowns
2011 Telkom Knockout Final – Pirates vs. Wits
2015 MTN 8 Final – Kaizer Chiefs vs. Ajax Cape Town
International Finals: 2006 CAF Confederation Cup – Etoile Du Suhail vs. FAR – Rabat
2009 CAF Super Cup Final – Al Ahly vs. CS Faxien
2010 CAF Champions League Final – Esperance Sportif Tunisia vs. TP Mazembe
2011 CAF CHAN Final – Tunisia vs. Angola
2012 CAF Super Cup Final – Esperance Sportif Tunisia vs. Magreb De Fes
2013 CAF Confederation Cup – TP Mazembe vs. CS Faxien
2016 CAF CHAN Final – DR Congo vs. Mali
PSL Honours: Referee of the year 2000 / 2001
Referee of the year 2010 / 2011
Favourite Sport Golf
Most memorable game: CAF Champions League Final 2010 – Esperance vs. TP Mazembe

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