Djihad Bizimana

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Djihad Bizimana
Personal information
Full name Djihad Bizimana
Date of birth (1996-12-12) 12 December 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Gisenyi, Rwanda[1]
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Waasland-Beveren
Number 8
Youth career
2011–2014 Etincelles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Rayon
2015–2018 APR
2018– Waasland-Beveren 21 (0)
National team
2014 Rwanda U20 2 (0)
2015– Rwanda 35 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 August 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2019

Djihad Bizimana (born 12 December 1996) is a Rwandan professional footballer who plays as a Defensive midfielder for Waasland-Beveren in the Belgian First Division A.

Professional career[edit]

Bizimana is a youth product of Etincelles since the age of 15, and began his career with Rayon.[2] On 26 April 2018, Bizimana joined Waasland-Beveren from the Rwandan club APR.[3] Bizimana made his professional debut for Waasland-Beveren in a 2-2 Belgian First Division A tie with S.V. Zulte Waregem on 28 July 2018.[4]

International career[edit]

Bizimana is a youth international for Rwanda.[5] Bizimana debuted for the Rwanda national football team in a 2-0 friendly loss to Zambia on 29 May 2015.[6]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Rwanda's goal tally first.[7]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 September 2019 Stade Régional Nyamirambo, Kigali, Rwanda  Seychelles 1–0 7–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dore igituma Bizimana Djihad akinana ishyaka mu kibuga". 27 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Exclusive: Djihad Bizimana yatsinze igeragezwa muri Waasland-Beveren".
  3. ^ "Djihad Bizimana yasinye imyaka itatu muri Waasland-Beveren #Rwanda".
  4. ^ "Zulte-Waregem vs. Waasland-Beveren - 28 July 2018 - Soccerway". us.soccerway.com.
  5. ^ Football, CAF - Confederation of African. "CAF - Competitions - 19th Edition of The African U-20 Championship, Senegal 2015 - Match Details". www.cafonline.com.
  6. ^ Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Zambia vs. Rwanda (2:0)". www.national-football-teams.com.
  7. ^ "Djihad Bizimana". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 10 September 2019.

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