Désiré Mbonabucya

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Désiré M´Bonabucya
Personal information
Full name Désiré M´Bonabucya
Date of birth (1977-02-25) February 25, 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Kigali, Rwanda
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
US Albert Schaerbeek
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1995 Rayon Sport
1995–1997 K.V. Mechelen 39 (11)
1997–2000 Gaziantepspor[1] 70 (23)
2000–2007 Sint-Truiden 140 (57)
2004–2005Beringen-Heusden-Zolder (loan) 9 (2)
2007–2008 KVK Tienen[2] 1 (0)
2009– US Albert Schaerbeek
National team
2000–2005 Rwanda[3] 30 (0)
Teams managed
2009–present US Albert Schaerbeek (Youth Head Coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Désiré Mbonabucya (born February 25, 1977 in Kigali) is a Rwandan association football forward, who plays for US Albert Schaerbeek and works as youth head coach.


Mbonabucya was considered a valuable goalscorer for K. Sint-Truidense V.V. during his time at the club. After an injury, Mbonabucya moved to KVK Tienen. On 20 February 2009, he signed for US Albert who plays in Schaerbeek[4] and eighteen months contract.[5]

International career[edit]

Along with teammate Claude Kalisa, Mbonabucya forms the backbone of the Rwandan national team that participated in the 2004 African Nations Cup.

Coaching career[edit]

Mbonabucya began his coaching career on 20 February 2009 as Youth Head Coach from US Albert in Schaerbaek.[6]


  1. ^ TFF Stats
  2. ^ Profile on Voetbal International
  3. ^ Désiré MbonabucyaFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "[Bra] Schaerbeek attire Désiré Mbonabucya". Walfoot.be. 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2018-05-15.
  5. ^ Mbonabucya signe à Schaerbeek Archived 2010-01-31 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ voetbalbelgie.be, redactie at. "Mbonabucya jeugdtrainer bij US Albert". Retrieved 2018-05-15.

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