Bevis Mugabi extends with Motherwell

Bevis Mugabi extends with Motherwell
Bevis Mugabi of Uganda

by Graeme Jackson

Sunday Apr 04, 2021. 11:00

Uganda international Bevis Mugabi has extended his contract with Scottish Premiership club Motherwell.

The 25-year-old defender has been on the books of The Steelmen for over 18 months and is set to represent them until mid-2022 following his new deal.

“Bevis [Mugabi] has signed a new deal with Motherwell,” the club stated on their website.

“The Ugandan international defender has extended his contract with the club for the 2021-22 season. Mugabi, 25, joined Motherwell in September 2019 and has made 35 appearances in claret and amber.”

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander expressed his satisfaction at seeing the Cranes player commit his near-term future the club.

“We’re delighted Bevis has agreed to extend his stay with us at Motherwell,” Alexander told the same portal. “We’ve been really impressed with his contribution since January, both on and off the pitch.

“We can also see the potential for him to get better and continue to help the team achieve future success.”

Mugabi was born in Harrow, England, and represented Fulham and Southampton at youth level, before breaking into the senior ranks with Yeovil Town in 2016. The defender made his Uganda debut in March 2018 in a friendly win over Sao Tome & Principe.

He was named in Uganda’s provisional squad for the last Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Burkina Faso and Malawi but withdrew due to injury.

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