Handwalla Bwana

Handwalla Bwana
Handwalla Bwana
Handwalla Bwana
Real Name: Handwalla Bwana
HT: 5' 9" WT: 145
Pronunciation: HOND-wall-uh BWON-uh
Homegrown Player
Age: 21 (06/25/1997)
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya
Hometown: Seattle, WA


In two seasons at the University of Washington, Bwana started 26 of 39 career appearances, recording 12 goals and 13 assists. The Ballard High School graduate tallied four goals (tied for team-lead) and seven assists (led team) in 2016, earning All-Pac-12 Second Team and Pac-12 Freshman of the Year honors. He followed that up with an impressive sophomore campaign in which he led the Huskies with both eight goals and ranked second with six assists, earning All-Pac-12 First Team and All-Far West Region First Team selections.


Originally from Mombasa, Kenya, he moved with his family to a refugee camp in Kakuma in the Northwest Region of Kenya to seek a new beginning and a chance to move to the United States. Bwana moved to the states and attended Ballard High School. As a member of Seattle United, he was named to the 2015 Washington State Championships Best XI for the Under-18 Boys before making the move to Sounders FC Academy, where he played for the U-18 squad.


Signed as a Homegrown Player on January 11, 2018.

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