Uganda Cranes’ captain Geoffrey Massa hangs up his boots

After a glittering career representing his country, Uganda Cranes captain Geoffrey Massa has retired from international football.

The striker who holds the national record for most goals scored in all qualifiers bows out after guiding his team through the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Leon Ssenyange reports.

Geoffrey Massa retires as the Uganda’s top scorer in Cup of Nations and World Cup qualifiers with 12 goals.

The Cranes’ striker in a statement on FUFA website has expressed satisfaction for “an incredible career” and was “thankful for each and every moment” with the team.

Massa started out at Tobacco grounds in Jinja before featuring for non-league teams like Wama and Utoa.

He later played for popular local side Walukuba in the lower tier at the time. He then featured for Mbale Heroes before moving to Police.

Massa has since played professional football with Al-Masry, El Shams and Itesalat in Egypt, Yenicami Agdelen SK in Cyprus, Jomo Cosmos, Amatuks, Bloemfontein Celtics, University of Pretoria and lately Baroka in South Africa.