Micheal Azira

Micheal Azira
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Midfielder
  • Seattle Sounders FC
  • 5' 10"
  • 160 lbs.
  • 08-22-1987
  • Kampala, Uganda

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on March 6, 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 (Seattle): Azira made his club debut at Montreal (March 23). His first start came six days later against Columbus on March 29. In the MLS Cup Playoffs, Azira appeared in each of the club’s four matches, including a start in the first leg of the Western Conference Championship (November 23).

2013 (Charleston): Azira scored six goals with two assists in 31 games played. He added two goals in two matches in USL PRO Playoffs. In addition, Azira appeared in two U.S. Open Cup matches.

2012 (Charleston): Azira scored his first career goal; the game-winner in 2012 USL PRO Championship against Wilmington Hammerheads. He played 14 matches in regular season play. Also, Azira appeared in one postseason match and one U.S. Open Cup match.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

He was called into the Uganda National Team following the 2013 USL PRO season for 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Senegal. Azira was a member of the U-23 Uganda National Team for the Olympics and member of the U-20 Uganda National Team.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Azira played his senior season for the University of Mobile. He finished with two goals and four assists while appearing in all 20 matches, earning a NAIA All-America Honorable Mention. He played for Lindsay Wilson College from 2008-09, in which he was named to the Conference All-Conference Team in 2008. Azira was part of the NAIA National Championship team in 2009.

PERSONAL

Azira is the son of Joel and Erisa Nabusgo. He served as Head Coach for Daniel Island Soccer Academy U-16 and U-18 teams in Charleston. In addition, he was an assistant coach at UMS-Wright Preparatory School, winning the Alabama state title in 2011.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2015 Seattle Sounders FC 11 8 0 727 0 6 0 15 0 2 0
2014 Seattle Sounders FC 14 6 0 606 0 7 1 13 0 2 0
Career Totals 25 14 0 1333 0 13 1 28 0 4 0

2015 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Seattle Sounders FC 11 8 0 727 0 6 0 15 0 2 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Seattle Sounders FC 4 1 0 148 0 3 0 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Seattle Sounders FC 14 6 0 606 0 7 1 13 0 2 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
8/30/2015 POR @ SEA W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2015 SEA @ RSL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2015 ORL @ SEA W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2015 SEA @ LA L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/1/2015 VAN @ SEA L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/25/2015 SEA @ MTL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2015 COL @ SEA L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/11/2015 SEA @ CHI L 0-1 Subbed On 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2015 DC @ SEA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/28/2015 SEA @ POR L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/24/2015 SEA @ PHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/20/2015 SJ @ SEA L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
6/13/2015 DAL @ SEA W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
6/6/2015 SEA @ KC L 0-1 Started 86 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/31/2015 NYR @ SEA W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/27/2015 COL @ SEA W 0-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2015 KC @ SEA T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/16/2015 SEA @ VAN W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/9/2015 SEA @ CLB L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2015 SEA @ NYC W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2015 POR @ SEA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2015 SEA @ COL W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2015 SEA @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/4/2015 HOU @ SEA W 0-1 Subbed On 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/28/2015 SEA @ DAL T 0-0 Started 86 0 0 4 0 5 0 1 0
3/14/2015 SJ @ SEA L 3-2 Started 67 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0
3/8/2015 NE @ SEA W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
10/25/2014 LA @ SEA W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2014 SEA @ LA T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/10/2014 VAN @ SEA L 1-0 Started 65 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
10/5/2014 SEA @ COL W 4-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/27/2014 CHV @ SEA W 2-4 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0
9/24/2014 SEA @ DAL L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2014 SEA @ NY L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/12/2014 RSL @ SEA W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2014 SEA @ CHV W 4-2 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/30/2014 COL @ SEA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2014 SEA @ POR W 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2014 SJ @ SEA T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 SEA @ RSL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2014 HOU @ SEA W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/2/2014 SEA @ SJ L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2014 LA @ SEA L 3-0 Subbed On 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7/13/2014 POR @ SEA W 0-2 Subbed On 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/5/2014 SEA @ VAN L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0
6/28/2014 SEA @ DC W 1-0 Subbed On 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 SEA @ CHI W 3-2 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 RSL @ SEA W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 SEA @ VAN T 2-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 SJ @ SEA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2014 SEA @ NE L 0-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2014 DAL @ SEA W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 PHI @ SEA W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 COL @ SEA W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 SEA @ CHV W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 SEA @ DAL W 3-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 SEA @ POR T 4-4 Started 68 0 0 2 0 4 0 1 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0
3/23/2014 SEA @ MTL W 2-0 Subbed On 24 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/15/2014 TOR @ SEA L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 KC @ SEA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves