Mutaya Mwape

Mutaya Mwape (born 19 June 1996) is a Zambian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for USL League One club Richmond Kickers.

Mutaya Mwape
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-06-19) 19 June 1996
Place of birth Lusaka, Zambia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 80
Youth career
Manhattan SC PSG 95
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders 34 (25)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 Ocean City Nor'easters 6 (1)
2017 Charlotte Eagles 12 (2)
2018 Charlotte Independence 14 (1)
2019– Richmond Kickers 23 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 October 2019

Club career

College and amateur

Mwape played two years of college soccer at Lindsey Wilson College between 2016 and 2017, where he scored 25 goals and tallied 19 assists in 34 appearances for the Blue Raiders.[1]

While at college, Mwape also appeared for Premier Development League sides Ocean City Nor'easters and Charlotte Eagles. While with the Nor'easters in 2016, he helped the team win the Eastern Conference championship, while playing in every game during that playoff run. He scored two goals and dished out two assists before Ocean City fell short in the PDL Semifinals. The following year, Mwape joined the Eagles where he helped the club win the first PDL championship in team history.[2]

Professional

On 1 March 2018, Mwape signed for United Soccer League side Charlotte Independence.[3] He left Charlotte at the end of their 2018 season.[4]

On 21 January 2019, Mwape joined the Richmond Kickers ahead of the first USL League One season.[5]

References

  1. "Lindsey Wilson Athletics - 2016 Men's Soccer Roster". LindseyAthletics.com. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  2. "Mutaya Mwape". USL PDL. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  3. Thomas, James (1 March 2018). "Independence Sign Rookie Duo". Charlotte Independence. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  4. "Independence Announce Initial Roster Moves for 2019". USL Championship. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  5. "Mutaya Mwape Signs with the Kickers". RichmondKickers.com. Retrieved 21 January 2019.


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