Godfrey Walusimbi

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Godfrey Walumsimbi
Personal information
Full name Godfrey Walusimbi
Date of birth (1989-07-03) July 3, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Kampala, Uganda
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Gor Mahia F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 SC Villa 58 (17)
2010–2013 Bunamwaya SC 34 (5)
2013 CS Don Bosco
2013 SC Villa
2014– Gor Mahia
National team
2009– Uganda[1] 54 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 March 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 December 2013

Godfrey Walusimbi (born 3 July 1989) is a Ugandan professional footballer who plays for Gor Mahia F.C. in the Kenyan Premier League. He is a left back however he has been played in a number of positions by Bobby Williamson for the National Team.[citation needed] On 12 June 2011 he went to Sweden for trials with Allsvenskan side BK Hacken.[2]

Club career[edit]

CS Don Bosco[edit]

In 2013 January, he left Bunamwaya for DR Congo side CS Don Bosco. Having spent a few months with the team, he canceled his contract in response to the poor working conditions. He returned to his former team SC Villa.[3]

Gor Mahia[edit]

In December 2013, Walusimbi joined Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia where coached by former Uganda national team coach Bobby Williamson.[4]

International career[edit]

On 4 September 2010 he made his National team debut in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Angola as a replacement for the injured Nestory Kizito.[5] On 16 April 2011 he helped the Uganda U23 Team to a 2-1 first leg victory over Tanzania in the All Africa Games qualifier with excellent performance in which he created the first goal with some creative work on the left flank.[6] on 4 June 2011 he scored against Guinea-Bissau in a crucial 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification game. The goal was the first in a 2-0 win for the cranes which saw them top Group J in front of a packed Mandela National Stadium.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Walusimbi, Godfrey". nationalfootballteams.com. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.bkhacken.se/index.php/2011/06/landslagsspelare-pa-provspel/
  3. ^ "Uganda: Godfrey Walusimbi confirms Gor Mahia interest". Starafrica.com. 2013-12-20. Archived from the original on 2013-12-24. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  4. ^ "Gor Mahia sign Ugandan defender Walusimbi". Otieno Otieno. Goal.com. 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2013-12-19. 
  5. ^ "The Observer - Godfrey Walusimbi keen to build on great start". Observer.ug. 2010-09-08. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  6. ^ "Kobs engage Tanzanians | The Razor: Cutting Edge Uganda News, Business and Sports". Razor.ug. 2011-04-16. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 

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