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Godfrey Walusimbi Retires from International Football

Godfrey Walusimbi commonly referred to as Jajja Walu has retired from international football.

Walusimbi has played in the country’s jersey for a period of over 10 years. In a letter dated September 5, Walusimbi announced his retirement.

“I believe I have done my best concerning representation with full abilities, so to that I have decided to allow the younger ones to showcase their abilities too.”

Walusimbi is 30 years old. His retirement comes at a time when Uganda Cranes has just enthroned a new head coach, Jonathan McKinstry. 

Walusimbi says it was a great honor and privilege to represent his national football team.

Walusimbi started his career at  Jogoo Youth system before graduating to the senior team at Sports Club Villa. He then went to Bunamwaya (now Vipers) for three seasons (2010 to 2013). He was later signed by Democratic Republic of Congo club Don Bosco.

He also had stints at Kenya’s Gor Mahia before and South Africa’s Kaizer Chiefs.

Walusimbi currently plays at Albanian top tier side KF Vllaznia

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