Mugiraneza calls time on international football

The 34-year old is one of the most decorated midfielders of his generation.
Jean Baptiste Mugiraneza made his international debut for Rwanda during the 2006 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup tournament held in Kigali. Photo: / Sam Ngendahimana

JEAN Baptiste ‘Migi’ Mugiraneza has retired from international football at the age of 34, marking the end of a 14-year career with the national team.

The veteran midfielder scored 7 goals in 68 appearances.

 

Mugiraneza, currently playing for Tanzanian side KMC, made his international debut in 2006 when Rwanda hosted Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup. 

 

He made his last appearance with the national team 'Amavubi' in September 2018 as Rwanda lost 2-1 to Côte d'Ivoire at Kigali Stadium during the qualifiers for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

 

pkamasa@newtimesrwanda.com

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