Micheal Azira

Micheal Azira
Micheal Azira
Micheal Azira
Real Name: Micheal Azira
HT: 5' 10" WT: 160
Age: 33 (08/22/1987)
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda

Out of contract following 2020 season.


Azira is a holding midfielder who has professional experience on the MLS and USL levels. Tasked with shielding the backline, the midfielder's work is often overlooked, but critical in helping team's transition into the attacking phase as well as lessening the defensive load for teammates.

INTERNATIONAL: Has been a Ugandan youth international and was called up to the Uganda senior national team in 2014. He also featured in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

OUTSIDE MLS: Played for USL side Charleston Battery from 2012-13, winning the 2012 USL PRO championship and scoring the winning goal in the final against Wilmington. Azira also played in four games for Seattle Sounders 2 in USL in 2015. He won the 2014 US Open Cup with the Sounders, playing in four games in that tournament, and also played in the 2015-16 Concacaf Champions League group stage with Seattle.

COLLEGE: Played collegiately at University of Mobile and Lindsey Wilson College, winning an NAIA national championship with the latter in 2009 and earning NAIA All-America honorable mention his senior season at Mobile.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Chicago Fire6101250102010
2019Chicago Fire4202160323010
2019Montreal Impact19160144318123030
2018Montreal Impact108172308314020
2018Colorado Rapids5302750107020
2017Colorado Rapids302802569213456080
2016Colorado Rapids312802503113165191
2015Seattle Sounders FC118072706015020
2014Seattle Sounders FC146060607113020
Career Totals-13010019187460121981301
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