Russell Mwafulirwa

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Russell Mwafulirwa
Personal information
Full name Russell Mwafulirwa
Date of birth (1983-02-24) 24 February 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Zomba, Malawi
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
IK Sleipner
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2003 Silver Strikers ? (?)
2003–2006 Jomo Cosmos 49 (9)
2006–2008 Ajax Cape Town 50 (10)
2008–2011 IFK Norrköping 57 (18)
2012– IK Sleipner 2 (1)
National team
2002– Malawi 38+ (9+)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Russell Mwafulirwa (born 24 February 1983, in Zomba) is a Malawian football player who currently plays for Swedish side IK Sleipner.


Mwafulirwa began his career with Silver Strikers in Malawi. In 2003, he signed for South African Premier Soccer League club Jomo Cosmos. After almost four years with Jomo Cosmos, he joined Ajax Cape Town in January 2006. In June 2008, he transferred to Swedish team IFK Norrköping.

International career[edit]

He was part of the Malawi national football team at the 2010 African Cup of Nations scoring two goals in the group stage against Algeria and Mali.

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