Mike Baraza

IntroFootballer
Is

Athlete

Football player

Association football player

From

Kenya

Type

Sports

Gendermale
Birth 17 March 1979
Age:41 years

Michael “Mike” Baraza Nyongesa (born 17 March 1979) is a Kenyan footballer who currently plays for Kenyan Premier League club Western Stima as a striker.

Career

Club career

Baraza began his club football career with A.F.C. Leopards in 2001, before moving to Nzoia Sugar the following year and then Ulinzi Stars in 2003. In 2006, he moved to Malaysia to play for PDRM FA and travelled to Tanzania the following year to play for Simba. He moved to Azam in 2008 and then rejoined Ulinzi Stars in 2010. He theb joined A.F.C. Leopards in July 2011, where he was named the club’s Player of the Year in 2012 after leading his club with nine goals during the 2012 Kenyan Premier League season. He retired at the end of the 2013 season. However, on 21 June 2015, it was announced that Baraza made a return to professional football, signing a six-month contract with Western Stima.

International career

Baraza made several appearances for the Kenya national football team and participated in 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification. He was also a part of the squad that finished second in the 2012 CECAFA Cup, playing the full 90 minutes as his nation fell to a 2–1 to hosts Uganda in the final.

Personal life

Baraza’s father, Sammy Nyongesa, is a former Kenya international footballer and manager.

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