Andrew Mwesigwa

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Andrew Mwesigwa
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-04-24) 24 April 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Kamuli, Uganda
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
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)
2015–2016 Yenicami Ağdelen 13 (0)
2016 Sài Gòn 23 (0)
National team
2003– Uganda 69 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:07, 17 August 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 06:54, 10 May 2017 (UTC)

Andrew Mwesigwa (born 24 April 1984) is a Ugandan international footballer who plays 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 the Kazakhstan Super Cup with them in 2012.[4] Mwesigwa left Ordabasy in December 2014.[5]

In May 2015, Mwesigwa was reported to have signed a three-year contract with Bidvest Wits of the Premier Soccer League,[6] but contract negotiations broke down and Mwesigwa did not sign for Bidvest Wits.[7]

Later on in 2015, Mwesigwa played for Yenicami Ağdelen in the KTFF Süper Lig,[8] before leaving in January 2016.[9]

After leaving Yenicami Ağdelen, Mwesigwa went on trial with V.League 1 side Hà Nội,[10] which in 2016 was moved to Ho Chi Minh City and renamed Sài Gòn F.C.[11] He spent the 2016 season with Sài Gòn, making 23 league appearances.[1]

In January 2017, Mwesigwa went on trial with former club FC Ordabasy.[12]

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][13]
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 3 0
2007 6 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

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Uganda's goal tally first.[1]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 December 2004 Addis Ababa Stadium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  Sudan 1–2 1–2 2004 CECAFA Cup
2. 14 June 2008 Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda  Angola 2–0 3–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 11 January 2009 Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda  Burundi 2–0 5–0 2008 CECAFA Cup
4. 4 September 2010 Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda  Angola 2–0 3–0 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
5. 5 December 2010 National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania  Kenya 2–0 2–0 2010 CECAFA Cup
6. 8 December 2011 National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania  Tanzania 1–1 3–1 (a.e.t) 2011 CECAFA Cup
7. 16 June 2012 Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda  Congo 1–0 4–0 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Honours[edit]

ÍBV
Ordabasy

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Andrew Mwesigwa". National Football Teams. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  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". 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". www.kawowo.com/. kawowo. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Bidvest Wits' fail to agree terms with Andrew Mwesigwa". www.kickoff.com. kickoff. 10 July 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Uganda Cranes International Defender Andrew Mwesigwa Stars in Yenicami’s 0-3 win Over Bogazici:". www.soka25east.com. soka25east. 11 October 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Andrew Mwesigwa Yenicami’den ayrılıyor". www.kktcmedya.com (in Turkish). kktcmedya. 20 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "CLB Hà Nội thử việc đội trưởng ĐT Uganda". hanoifc.vn. Hà Nội F.C. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016. [dead link]
  11. ^ "VPF ban hành Thông báo chính thức về việc đổi tên của CLB Hà Nội" (in Vietnamese). 4 May 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "Мвесигва на просмотре в Ордабасы". sports.kz (in Russian). Sports KZ. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  13. ^ a b c d Andrew Mwesigwa at Soccerway. Retrieved 15 December 2014.