Murushid Jjuuko has announced retirement from international football.

The Express FC defensive stalwart made the decision republic on Thursday January 12 in a letter addressed to FUFA.

Jjuuko who has amassed over 40 caps and played the Afcon finals in 2017 and 2019 also took to social media to confirm the news.

“Nothing will ever replace the feeling of donning the Uganda Cranes jersey. However, I feel like the time is right for me to retire from the team.

“I am fortunate to have been given many opportunities. I wish the national team all the best in future. Thank You.”

Jjuuko made his debut in 2014 against Seychelles in an international friendly and his last game was against Mali last year in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

He joins a host of other stars that have quit the Cranes over the past year including former Captain Denis Onyango, Mike Azira and Hassan Wasswa Mawanda among others.

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