The Athletic Football Club Eskilstuna midfielder made a decision to switch nationality from Sweden to Rwanda and featured in both defeats to Uganda.
‘’Disappointed about the two losses but football it’s not always fair. Now it’s time to rise and take the first three points. Until next time @FERWAFA,’’ York posted on his Twitter.
The highly-rated left-footed York previously featured for Sweden national underage sides (U-17 and U-19)
Rafael York, 22, was born in Sweden to a Rwandan mother and an Angolan father and this is where he based his decision to play for Rwanda.
He won his first youth international cup for Sweden U17 on August 4 in 2015, this happened in Sweden’s 3-0 victory over Iceland.
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