Peter Byaruhanga

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Peter Byaruhanga
Personal information
Full name Peter Byaruhanga
Date of birth (1979-08-18) 18 August 1979 (age 34)
Place of birth Kampala, Uganda
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1998–1999 UAB Blazers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Kansas City Wizards 6 (0)
2000 Raleigh Express (loan) 5 (1)
2001 Atlanta Silverbacks (loan) 4 (1)
2001 Richmond Kickers 13 (3)
2002 Cincinnati Riverhawks 8 (3)
2002 Carolina Dynamo 1 (0)
2009 Rocket City United - (-)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Byaruhanga (born 18 August 1979)[1] is a Ugandan former professional soccer player, active primarily in the United States, who played as a striker.

Personal life[edit]

Byaruhanga was born in Kampala, Uganda and holds dual American-Ugandan citizenship.

Career[edit]

College career[edit]

Byaruhanga played for the UAB Blazers in the 1998 and 1999 seasons.[2]

Professional career[edit]

In February 2000, the Kansas City Wizards selected Byaruhanga in the second round of the 2000 MLS SuperDraft. He made six appearances for the Wizards over two seasons. In May 2000, the Wizards sent Byaruhanga on loan to the Raleigh Express for five games.[3] In 2001, he went on loan to the Atlanta Silverbacks. On June 18, 2001, the Wizards waived Byaruhanga.[4] On July 6, 2001, he signed with the Richmond Kickers.[5] In 2002, he played for both the Cincinnati Riverhawks and the Carolina Dynamo of the USL D3-Pro League.[citation needed] In 2009, he played for Rocket City United.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile". Rocket City United. Retrieved 13 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Getman, Byaruhanga Named To C-USA All-Decade Team For Men's Soccer". UAB Blazers. 9 November 2004. Retrieved 13 October 2009. 
  3. ^ Atlanta @ Raleigh
  4. ^ 2001 MLS Transactions
  5. ^ Kickers Sign Forward Peter Byaruhanga

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