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Midfielder Mike Azira Hangs Up his Boots for International Football


Uganda midfielder Micheal Azira has confirmed his retirement from Uganda National team in an emotional message .
He follows captain Onyango and defender Hassan Wasswa who also recently retired from National football.
Azira addressed letter to FUFA president notifying him about his wish to retire from National Football with effective 14th April 2021.
In this statement he has thanked Uganda cranes players ,coaches and bid farewell to fans.
Mike Azira’s Retirement Statement :
I take this moment to thank all coaches i have worked with over the years and I also thank the fans who have always supported us home and on the road.

Azira’s Letter to FUFA

Azira will be remembered for making a difference on the field for Uganda. He was part of the team that qualified for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, where he faced off against Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Senegal’s Sadio Mane.

Having only made his international debut in November 2016 when he was 29, Azira has developed into a key member of the squad and wants to see the Cranes fly higher than they’ve ever done before by reaching the World Cup finals.
He is currently playing for New Mexico United Football Club which plays in the USL championship .

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