Geoffrey Sserunkuma

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Geoff Sserunkuma
Personal information
Full name Geoffrey Sserunkuma
Date of birth (1983-06-07) 7 June 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Uganda
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Buildcon F.C
Number 32
Youth career
–2002 Police Jinja
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Police Jinja ? (?)
2004–2006 Kampala City Council FC ? (?)
2007 Saint-George SA ? (?)
2007–2008 Nalubaale ? (?)
2008–2009 Bloemfontein Celtic 20 (7)
2009–2010 Kampala City Council ? (?)
2010–2011 Bidvest Wits 8 (1)
2011–2012 Vasco da Gama ? (?)
2013-2014 SC Victoria University ? (?)
2015-2016 Lweza F.C 24 (8[1])
2016-2017 Kampala City Council 42 (31[2])
2017- Buildcon F.C ? (?)
National team
2002– Uganda 47 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2017

Geoffrey Sserunkuma (born 7 June 1983)[3] is a Ugandan international footballer who plays for Zambian club Buildcon F.C.

Club Career[edit]

Operating as striker, Sserukuma played for Police Jinja. He enjoyed success at Kampala City Council FC[4] before a transfer to Ethiopian Premier League club Saint-George SA in July 2007. In summer 2008, he left the club Addis Ababa and moved to Bloemfontein Celtic. In July 2009, he left Bloemfontein Celtic and completed a move to Vasco Da Gama, after a falling out with Celtic manager Owen da Gama.[citation needed]

Bidvest Wits[edit]

On 6 April 2010, Sserunkuma signed for Bidvest Wits agreeing a two-year deal with the club.[5]

Vasco Da Gama[edit]

However, he returned to Vasco da Gama the following season, playing in the second-tier following the club's relegation from the top flight.[6]

Lweza Football Club[edit]

In 2015, Geoffrey Sserunkuma joined Lweza F.C .[7] Sserunkuma played for a season at the Lweza F.C and scored eight goals in that season.[8]

Kampala City Council[edit]

In July 2016 Geoffrey joined Kampala City Council FC from Lweza Football Club this was the second stint for Geoffrey at the Lugogo based club following his first era during 2004 and 2006 seasons.[9] Geoffrey opened his goal account with a debut strike against JMC Hippos on Friday 22 August 2016 as the Kampala City Council FC edged their visitors 2-1 at Phillip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo.[10] While in 2016/2017 season Sserunkuma was the first player to hit double figures that season, His goal in the third minute against BUL FC was his 10th goal of the season.[11] He last featured for Kampala City Council when it was playing against Paidha Black Angels FC in Uganda Cup 2017 finals in Arua where he scored his last goal.[12] Sserunkuma scored 31 goals in all competitions for KCCA FC last season and helped the team win their first ever domestic double.[13]

Buildcon F.C[edit]

In July 2017 Geoffrey joined Buildcon F.C.[14] On 12 August, Sserunkuma scored his first goal for Buildcon F.C against Lusaka Dynamos in a league match played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.[15]

International career[edit]

He first began playing for the Cranes in the year 2002[16] He was part of the Uganda Cranes team that participated in the 2016 Championship of Africa Nations tournament in Rwanda and scored against Zimbabwe in their 1-1 draw.[17] Sserunkuma was one of the six locally based players in the Cranes squad which represented Uganda in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations at Gabon.[18]

International statistics[edit]

Uganda
Year Apps Goals
2002 5 1
2004 2 0
2005 6 3
2006 10 5
2007 4 0
2008 2 0
2009 1 1
2010 2 0
2011 4 0
2012 1 0
2016 4 1
2017 7 1
Total 48 13

Statistics accurate as of match played 7 October 2017[19]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Uganda's goal tally first.[20]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 December 2002 Sheikh Amri Abeid Memorial Stadium, Arusha, Tanzania  Somalia 1–0 2–0 2002 CECAFA Cup
2. 4 December 2002 Sheikh Amri Abeid Memorial Stadium, Arusha, Tanzania  Ethiopia 3–0 3–0 2002 CECAFA Cup
3. 6 December 2002 Sheikh Amri Abeid Memorial Stadium, Arusha, Tanzania  Rwanda 2–1 2–1 2002 CECAFA Cup
4. 18 June 2005 Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda  Cape Verde 1–0 1–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 8 October 2005 Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda  Burkina Faso 2–1 2–2 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
6. 30 November 2005 Amahoro Stadium, Kigali, Rwanda  Djibouti 4–0 6–1 2005 CECAFA Cup
7. 3 December 2005 Amahoro Stadium, Kigali, Rwanda  Sudan 2–0 3–0 2005 CECAFA Cup
8. 16 August 2006 Zaawia Stadium, Zawiya, Libya  Libya 2–1 2–3 Friendly
9. 27 November 2006 Addis Ababa Stadium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  Sudan 1–1 2–1 2006 CECAFA Cup
10. 30 November 2006 Addis Ababa Stadium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  Rwanda 1–0 1–0 2006 CECAFA Cup
11. 8 December 2006 Addis Ababa Stadium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  Sudan 2–1 2–2 (5–6 p) 2005 CECAFA Cup
12. 31 May 2009 Tamale Stadium, Tamale, Ghana  Ghana 1–2 1–2 Friendly
13. 4 September 2010 Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda  Angola 3–0 3–0 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
14. 27 January 2016 Umuganda Stadium, Gisenyi, Rwanda  Zimbabwe 1–1 1–1 2016 African Nations Championship
15. 11 June 2017 Estádio Nacional de Cabo Verde, Praia, Cape Verde  Cape Verde 1–0 1–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Honors and archievements[edit]

Kampala Capital City Authority FC

2017

2017

Personal honors[edit]

Kampala Capital City Authority FC

  • Most Valuable Player : 2017 [24]
  • Player of the year : 2017[25]
  • Fans player of the year : 2017[26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Score/Sserunkuma-had-given-up-on-playing/689854-3872440-9rjdxn/index.html
  2. ^ https://www.kawowo.com/2017/07/23/sserunkuma-verge-kcca-exit/
  3. ^ http://www.kccafc.co.ug/player/geoffrey-sserunkuma/
  4. ^ Kaweesi, Fred; Katende, Norman (21 June 2005). "Eyes on Sserunkuma". The New Vision. Archived from the original on 22 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Kaweesi, Fred (6 April 2010). "Sserunkuma secures move to S.A". The New Vision. 
  6. ^ Wasike, Abdu (22 July 2011). "Sserunkuma Rejoins Vasco". The Monitor. 
  7. ^ http://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1320822/lweza-fc-sign-nigerian-internationals
  8. ^ http://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Score/Sserunkuma-had-given-up-on-playing/689854-3872440-9rjdxn/index.html
  9. ^ https://www.kawowo.com/2016/07/10/kcca-f-c-confirms-geofrey-sserunkuma-move/
  10. ^ http://bigeye.ug/sserunkuma-sets-15-goal-target-mark-with-new-side-kcca-fc/
  11. ^ http://www.kccafc.co.ug/sserunkuuma-first-player-hits-double-figures/
  12. ^ https://www.kawowo.com/2017/06/15/live-paidha-black-angels-vs-kcca-fc-uganda-cup/
  13. ^ http://eagle.co.ug/2017/08/02/sserunkuuma-set-make-buildcon-debut-today.html
  14. ^ https://www.kawowo.com/2017/07/23/geoffrey-sserunkuma-joins-buildcon/
  15. ^ http://www.chimpreports.com/sserunkuma-opens-scoring-account-for-buildcon-fc/
  16. ^ http://africanfootball.com/player/4019/Geofrey-Sserunkuma/64/Uganda/787/2017-Africa-Cup-of-Nations/
  17. ^ https://www.modernghana.com/sports/747602/cranes-striker-wants-to-score-just-a-goal-at-afcon-to-make-h.html
  18. ^ http://upl.co.ug/micho-names-six-local-based-players-on-afcon-2017-final-team/
  19. ^ "Sserunkuma Geoffrey". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  20. ^ "Sserunkuma, Geoffrey". National Football Teams. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  21. ^ http://www.fufa.co.ug/geofrey-sserunkuma-sweeps-honours-glamorous-azam-uganda-premier-league-awards/
  22. ^ http://www.fufa.co.ug/geofrey-sserunkuma-sweeps-honours-glamorous-azam-uganda-premier-league-awards/
  23. ^ https://www.kawowo.com/2017/05/22/ismael-kiyonga-best-xi-2016-17-uganda-premier-league/
  24. ^ https://www.kawowo.com/2017/06/25/phenomenal-sserunkuma-sweeps-kcca-fc-awards/
  25. ^ http://www.kccafc.co.ug/serunkuuma-attributes-wonderful-season-coaching-staff-teammates/
  26. ^ https://www.kawowo.com/2017/06/25/phenomenal-sserunkuma-sweeps-kcca-fc-awards/

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