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Godfrey Walusimbi: Cranes Defender Retires From International Football

Uganda Cranes left back Godfrey Walusimbi has officially retired from international football.

Jajja Walu, as known by many, has been considered as the best left back in the country for about a decade.

“Its been 10 years down the road having a great honour and so privileged to represent my country Uganda in international football tournament,” reads Walu’s letter addressed to FUFA, seen by this website.

“Together with the support of my teammates, management, fans, government at large. I believe I have done my best concerning representation with full abilities, so to let the younger ones to show case their abilities too, and we hope they too will embody the spirit of the national team.”

He ends an illustrious career that saw him represent Uganda at two AFCON tourneys and won a couple of CECAFA senior challenge tourneys.

Walusimbi earned 105 caps for Uganda Cranes since 2009.

Born 3 July 1989 according to sources, currently at Albania’s top-flight side KF Vllaznia, has previously featured for Kaizer Chiefs, SC Villa, Bunamwaya, Don Bosco and Gor Mahia.

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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