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Gaël Bigirimana


Bigirimana signed for Glentoran in August 2020, just a day after they were drawn against Scottish side Motherwell in the UEFA Europa League 1st Qualifying Round. ‘Bigi’ has played for a host of clubs in his career, including Coventry City, Newcastle United, Motherwell and Hibernian. The midfielder, who was part of a Newcastle side that featured Moussa Sissoko, Hatem Ben Arfa and James Tavernier, features regularly for his national side Burundi.

Biography by Jude Meighan

  • Glentoran
    Appearances 46
    Goals goal-icon0
    Subbed on green subsititutions16
    Subbed off red subsititutions6
    Discipline 5 0