Pacifique Niyongabire

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Pacifique Niyongabire
Personal information
Full name Pacifique Niyongabire
Date of birth (2000-03-15) 15 March 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Burundi
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Adelaide United
Number 24
Youth career
Playford City Patriots
Gawler SC
2017– Adelaide United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Adelaide United NPL 34 (15)
2018– Adelaide United 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 August 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 January 2018

Pacifique Niyongabire (born 15 March 2000), is an Burundian-born Australian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Adelaide United.[1]

Early life[edit]

Niyongabire was born in war-torn Burundi, and spent his early childhood in Tanzania. At the age of 7, Niyongabire's family resided in Australia.[2]

Club career[edit]

Adelaide United[edit]

After impressing head coach Marco Kurz while playing for Adelaide United in the Y-League and the NPL, Niyongabire debuted in the A-League against Sydney FC and in March 2018 signed a 2.5 year scholarship contract.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adelaide United boss Marco Kurz building the Reds production line". The Advertiser. 31 July 2017. (Subscription required (help)).
  2. ^ "Graham Arnold - A-League - Matildas - FootballToday.news". footballtoday.news.
  3. ^ "Reds sign Pacifique Niyongabire to scholarship contract". Adelaide United. 6 March 2018.

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