Player Details

Name

Jojea Kwizera

Pronunciation

Djoh-Djeh-ah Kwee-zeh-rah

Height

5' 9"

Weight

130 lbs

Date of Birth

1.1.1999 (25)

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28
Career Summary

Jojea Kwizera, 23, was a first-round pick (15th overall) in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft. Born in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kwizera earned 13 starts in 2021 with Utah Valley University, collecting three goals and eight assists. In 2020, he played in seven games as a starter with one goal and two assists for the Wolverines.

More recently, Kwizera attended CF Montréal’s preseason training camp in Florida this past January. He featured in all four preseason friendlies against New York City FC, Inter Miami CF, the Philadelphia Union, and Miami FC.

Transaction: Jojea Kwizera signs his first professional contract with CF Montréal through the 2022 season, with three option years in 2023, 2024 and 2025.

JOJEA KWIZERA

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5’9’’
Weight: 130 lbs
Date of birth: January 27, 1999
Hometown: West Jordan, Utah
Nationality: Democratic Republic of the Congo / USA
Last Club: Utah Valley University
Acquired: April 8, 2022