Timothy Batabaire

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Timothy Batabaire
Personal information
Full name Timothy Batabaire
Date of birth (1981-08-25) August 25, 1981 (age 42)
Place of birth Iganga, Uganda
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Central defender
Senior career*
1999–2003 SC Villa ? (?)
2004 OFK Niš 11 (0)
2004–2009 Bloemfontein Celtic 101 (6)
2009–2013 Bidvest Wits 30 (2)
2013 Vasco da Gama 10 (0)
2014 Garankuwa United 0 (0)
International career
2000–2008 Uganda 34 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Timothy Batabaire (born August 25, 1981 in Iganga) is a Ugandan retired football (soccer) defender.


Club career

Batabaire had started playing in 1999 with SC Villa where he stayed until the end of 2003 season. Then he moved to Europe to play one year in the Second League of Serbia and Montenegro, with Serbian club OFK Niš, between the winter-breaks of 2003–04 and 2004–05. [1] Since 2005, he has been playing in South Africa with Bloemfontein Celtic where he played five solid seasons before moving, in summer 2009, to another South African club, Bidvest Wits. [2] On August 19, 2014, he moved to South African National First Division club Garankuwa United F.C. [3] [4]

International career

Batabaire has been a member of the Uganda national football team since 2000. [5]


SC Villa
Bidvest Wits

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  1. Kabatereine, Patrick (4 April 2011). "Ssekajja tariho, Uganda tukoreki?". New Vision (in Swahili). Retrieved 27 September 2011.[ permanent dead link ]
  2. 1 2 3 4 Timothy Batabaire at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. "Garankuwa sign former Chiefs striker". Soccer Laduma. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  4. "Timothy Batabaire profile and statistics". FootballDatabase. Retrieved 2014-08-20.
  5. Timothy Batabaire FIFA competition record (archived)