By: Lillian Namaganda
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC have officially announced the signing of Ugandan midfielder Michael Azira on loan from Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer (MLS).
The defensive midfielder has hardly had playing time while at Colorado Rapids featuring in only 5 matches this season.
He is expected to make his first appearance against Oklahoma City on Saturday.
Switchbacks Head coach Steve Trittschuh sang praises of Azira and expressed his delight at having him as part of his squad.
“Michael is a great player with a good work ethic and can play at a high level. He is going to bring experience from both the USL and MLS. He will help us push for a playoff spot in this last part of the season.”
As per the agreement, the Rapids have the right to recall Azira at any point during the remainder of the MLS regular season.