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Arsenal fans welcome Rwanda-Arsenal deal

ARSENAL fans in Rwanda have welcomed the newly announced partnership between Rwanda and the topflight English Premier League football club. The three-year deal will see all Arsenal teams wear ‘Visit Rwanda’ on the left sleeves of their shirts during matchdays. The deal was announced...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:37am

Kwizera, Tchabalala on target as Rayon advance to Peace Cup quarters

Wednesday Rayon 2-1 Etincelles (3-1) June 12-13 Quarter-finals (first-leg) Marines Vs Rayon Police Vs APR Bugesera Vs Sunrise Mukura Vs Amagaju RAYON Sports eased into the quarter-finals of Peace Cup 3-1 on aggregate as Pierrot Kwizera and Hussein ‘Tchabalala’ Shaban...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:31am

Sugira starts training after 10-month injury ordeal

Rwanda international and APR FC forward Ernest Sugira has edged closer to a return to competitive football after ten months on the sidelines with left leg injury. The 27-year-old striker has not kicked a ball since August 2017 when the former AS Kigali goal-machine suffered a fractured left-leg...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:19am

AS Kigali’s Nsabimana out for the rest of season

AS Kigali midfielder Eric Nsabimana has been ruled out for the rest of the season after sustaining a minor compression fracture on his neck in Tuesday’s 4-1 defeat to SC Kiyovu. With 15 minutes to play, SC Kiyovu skipper Fabrice Mugheni Kakule hit Nsabimana with an elbow on the neck with the...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:13am

Mustafa inspires Kiyovu to 4-1 thrashing of AS Kigali

Tuesday Kiyovu 4-1 AS Kigali FRANCIS Mustafa scored a hat-trick and as SC Kiyovu romped to 4-1 Azam Rwanda Premier League victory over AS Kigali on Tuesday at Mumena stadium. The Burundian-born forward put his side ahead with a well taken shot in the 32nd minute before completing a first-half...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:29am

Petrovic urges his players to stay grounded after big win

Thursday Musanze Vs APR Monday APR 6-0 Amagaju APR head coach Ljubomir ‘Ljupko’ Petrovic has encouraged his players to remain ‘grounded and focused’ after mauling Amagaju The military side thrashed struggling Amagaju 6-0 on Monday at Kigali Stadium. Muhadjir Hakizimana...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 1:21am

REG optimistic for GMT double

FOLLOWING their triumphant campaign in the just-concluded local edition of this year’s Genocide Memorial Tournament, REG Basketball Club have turned their attention to the upcoming GMT regional edition, scheduled May 25-27. On Sunday, former league champions REG showed no mercy, inflicting a...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 1:15am

Div2 League: Intare eye win over Heroes for top spot

Today Intare Vs Heroes ; 3pm SECOND division football league side Intare FC are keen on earning a  win over Heroes to finish the group stage on top of Pool B, which would boost their chances of getting promoted to the topflight league. Still unbeaten after 19 games, Intare host rivals...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 1:14am

Pool: Kayiranga, Ishimwe through to round of last sixteen

Pool players Vianney Kayiranga and Fauzi Ishimwe emerged top in Rubavu and Musanze in preliminaries of the inaugural National Pool Table Championship to qualify for the last sixteen round scheduled for early June.   Kayiranga booked his ticket to the last 16 round on...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 1:36pm

APR humiliate Amagaju to go top

Monday APR FC 6-0 Amagaju Former league champions,  APR FC beat Amagaju FC 6-0 to retain the top spot in the National Football League in a match played yesterday at Kigali Stadium, Nyamirambo. Strikers Muhadjir Hakizimana, Onesme Twagizimana, Issa Bigirimana and Emmanuel Nzubahimana (...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:26pm

AS Kigali face SC Kiyovu as title race enters crucial stage

Today Kiyovu  Vs  AS Kigali  3:30PM Sunday Rayon  1-1  Etincelles Miroplast  0-2  Musanze Gicumbi  0-0  Mukura AZAM Rwanda Premier League leaders AS Kigali will be hoping to collect all points when they face third-placed Kiyovu this afternoon at...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:19am

Nshizirungu stars as REG thump APR to win GMT title

Sunday Final Men REG 84-45 APR Third place playoff Patriots 72-68 Espoir APR Basketball Club will have to wait longer to win their first major silverware in years after being walloped by REG on Sunday at Petit Stade in Remera. Rwanda Energy Group (REG) showed no mercy to the military side...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:13am

Volleyball: REG eager to retain Rutsindura memorial title

The 2017 Rutsindura Volleyball Memorial Tournament winners, Rwanda Energy Group (REG), will be keen to retain the crown when this year’s edition gets underway on June 23. The two-day tournament is organised every year by Huye-based secondary school Petit Seminaire Virgo Fidelis in memory of...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:07am

Rwanda crowned Challenge Trophy champions

Sunday Final Rwanda 32-27 Uganda Third place Ethiopia 29-22 Kenya RWANDA’s junior handball team overcame Uganda 32-27 on Sunday at Namboole Stadium to successfully retain International Handball Federation Africa Zone 5B Challenge title. The Rwandan youngsters hadstruggled to prepare...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:58am

Mashami hails Junior Wasps despite U20 qualifiers exit

Saturday Zambia 1-1 Rwanda (3-1) VINCENT Mashami, the head coach of the national junior men’s football team, has hailed the youngsters for their character and willingness to learn despite a second round exit in the qualifiers for the 2019 Africa U-20 Nations Championship. The Junior Wasps...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:34am

Nyirarukundo, Hitimana strike gold in Kigali Peace Marathon

Sunday Half marathon (21km) Men 1. Noel Hitimana (Rwanda) – 01:16:16 2. Kipkmoi Kipsanga (Kenya) – 01:17:01 3. Moses Kemei Kengeitch (Kenya) – 01:17:13 Women 1. Salome Nyirarukundo (Rwanda) – 01:28:53 2. Esther Chesang Kakuri (Kenya) – 01:32:35 3. Marthe...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:21am

New committee tasked to turn Kigali Golf Club into tourism hub

The Kigali Golf Club assembly has elected executive committee, which will serve for two years. According to Davis Kashaka, who was reelected the club captain, the main task at hand for  the new mandate is to turn the newly inaugurated Kigali Golf Club into a hub for golf tourism on the...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:22am

Mbande vows to turn Police into a force to reckon with

Saturday Police 3-0 Espoir Kirehe 0-2 Sunrise The Newly appointed head coach of Police FC, Albert Joel Mphande, has admitted that competing for the league title is not among his priorities this season. The Zambian tactician was speaking in a post-match interview to Times Sport on Saturday...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:42am

Thousands set for Kigali Peace Marathon today

Today Half Marathon (21km) 7:30am Full Marathon (42km) 8:45am Run for Peace (10km) 8am About 8000 athletes from different parts of the world are expected to flock the streets of Kigali today for the 14th edition of Kigali International Peace Marathon that starts at Amahoro National...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:54am

Volleyball: Gisagara edge past APR to reach playoffs finals

Saturday Gisagara 3-1 APR Defending champions Gisagara overcame APR in four sets at Gisagara Gymnasium to set a date with Rwanda Energy Group, REG, in the men’s Play-off Games finals. REG became the first team to reach the qualifiers of the best-of-five finals after eliminating University...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:48am