HOMETOWN: Kampala, Uganda
PREVIOUS TEAM: New England Revolution (MLS)
PRONUNCIATION: ED-ward KIZ-uh
Edward Kizza is in his first season with Riverhounds SC in 2022 after arriving on a loan deal from MLS’ New England Revolution on July 12.
Kizza was the Revolution’s first-round pick (24th overall) in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft and signed with the team after a successful three-year career at the University of Pittsburgh during which he scored 31 goals in 53 games.
In his first pro season, Kizza split time between the MLS team and New England Revolution II in USL League One. He made 11 appearances with one assist for the Revolution and scored five goals in 12 games with the reserve side.
He began the 2022 season in the Championship on loan with Memphis 901 FC, where he made eight appearances before being recalled by the Revolution.