Micheal Azira

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Micheal Azira
Micheal Azira LA Galaxy vs Seeattle Sounders 2014.jpg
Personal information
Full name Micheal Azira
Date of birth (1987-08-22) August 22, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Kampala, Uganda
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder, Defender
Club information
Current team
Seattle Sounders FC
Number 42
Youth career
2008–2009 Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders
2010–2011 Mobile Rams
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Mississippi Brilla 28 (5)
2012–2013 Charleston Battery 40 (5)
2014– Seattle Sounders FC 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 22, 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

Micheal Azira (born August 22, 1987) is a Ugandan footballer currently playing for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer. He was signed March 6, 2014[1] and made his MLS debut against Montreal on March 23 when he entered the game for Kenny Cooper in the 66th minute.[2]

Head coach for Daniel Island Soccer Academy u16 and u18 Boyz in Charleston, SC Served as assistant coach at ums-Wright for two seasons, helping lead them to a state title in 2011. In 2012 he scored the winning goal for the Charleston Battery against the Wilmington Hammerheads in the USL Pro finals. Azira scored many other significant goals for the Battery in their 2013 season.[citation needed]


It is believed that Azira holds a U.S. green card, which would qualify him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.[citation needed]


  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Montreal Impact vs Seattle Sounders FC 03-23-2014 - Rosters". MLSsoccer.com. March 23, 2014. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 

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