Andrew Mwesigwa

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Andrew Mwesigwa
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-04-24) 24 April 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Kamuli, Uganda
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Bidvest Wits
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Villa SC
2006–2009 ÍBV 62 (1)
2010 Chongqing Lifan 8 (1)
2011–2014 Ordabasy 100 (7)
2015- Bidvest Wits 0 (0)
National team
2003– Uganda 69 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:40, 15 December 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:06, 18 November 2014 (UTC)

Andrew Mwesigwa (born 24 April 1984) is a Ugandan international footballer who plays for Premier Soccer League side Bidvest Wits, as a defender.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Mwesigwa began his career in 2002 with Ugandan side Villa SC, before moving to Icelandic club ÍBV in 2006.[1]

After spending the 2010 season with Chinese side Chongqing Lifan, in February 2011 he signed a two-year contract with Kazakhstan Premier League side FC Ordabasy.[2]

In February 2013, Mwesigwa extended his contract with Ordabasy,[3] after winning Kazakhstan Super Cup with them in 2012.[4] Mwesigwa left Ordabasy in December 2014.[5]

In May 2015, Mwesigwa signed a three-year contract with Bidvest Wits of the Premier Soccer League.[6]

International career[edit]

Mwesigwa made his international debut for Uganda in 2003.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 22 November 2014[1][7]
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
ÍBV 2006 Úrvalsdeild 15 0 15 0
2007 1. deild karla 17 0 17 0
2008 15 1 15 1
2009 Úrvalsdeild 15 0 15 0
Total 62 1 0 0 0 0 62 1
Chongqing Lifan 2010 Chinese Super League 8 1 8 1
Ordabasy 2011 Kazakhstan Premier League 30 1 5 0 0 0 35 1
2012 22 3 2 0 5 0 29 3
2013 26 1 0 0 0 0 26 1
2014 22 2 0 0 0 0 22 2
Total 100 7 7 0 5 0 112 7
Career total 170 9 7 0 5 0 182 9

International[edit]

As of match played 19 November 2014[1]
Uganda national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 1 0
2004 3 0
2005 3 0
2006 2 0
2007 7 0
2008 6 1
2009 9 1
2010 7 2
2011 8 1
2012 6 1
2013 5 0
2014 12 0
Total 69 6

Honours[edit]

ÍBV
Ordabasy

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Andrew Mwesigwa". National Football Teams. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mwesigwa Lands Contract in Asia". AllAfrica. 11 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mwesigwa sign contract extension". Kawowo. 25 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mwesigwa wins Super Cup final". newvision. 12 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Эндрю Мвесигва покинул Ордабасы". http://sports.kz (in Russian). sports.kz. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "CRANES CAPTAIN MWESIGWA PASSES BIDVEST WITS TRIALS, HANDED THREE YEAR DEAL". http://www.kawowo.com/. kawowo. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c d Andrew Mwesigwa profile at Soccerway. Retrieved 15 December 2014.