Sports

U19 team in preps for African nations beach V-ball tourney

The national U19 Beach Volleyball team have started training ahead of the African Cup of Nations U19 beach volleyball tournament that will take place at Congo Loisirs complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo from April 20 -22. Penelope Musabyimana and Valentine Munezero will represent Rwanda at...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:40am

D2 league: Sorwathe maintain unbeaten run

Second division league Pool A leaders Sorwathe continued their unbeaten run after seeing off Akagera FC 3-0 on Sunday at Kinihira grounds. The win saw the Rulindo-based side stay on top of pool A with 46 points, seven points ahead of second placed Pepinierre FC. Striker Emmanuel Niyitegeka scored...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:38am

Habineza resigns from FERWAFA secretary general role

Emmanuel Habineza (pictured) yesterday tendered in his resignation as interim secretary general of Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) after only two months in office. Habineza, who has previously served as deputy secretary general, chief budget manager and head of administration and finance, was...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:36am

Court orders AS Kigali to pay former coach Nyinawumuntu Rwf 40 million

The Nyarugenge High Court on Friday ordered topflight football league side AS Kigali to pay Grace Nyinawumuntu, a former coach of their women football  team Rwf 40m ($47,000) for wrongful dismissal.  Nyinawumuntu was fired in January 2017 after some of her players accused her...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:48am

Nduhirabandi resigns as Kirehe head coach

Abdoul Karim Nduhirabandi has resigned as head coach of Azam Rwanda Premier League side Kirehe FC after six months in charge of the club. In a letter, dated April 12, 2018, addressed to club board of directors, Nduhirabandi said he had taken the decision to step down because of the current...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 1:21am

Police, Etincelles league tie moved to Monday

16th Day Monday Police Vs Etincelles (Kigali Stadium) Saturday Espoir 1-1 Gicumbi Mukura 4-0 Kirehe Amagaju 0-1 Bugesera Musanze 2-1 SC Kiyovu The Match Day 16 Azam Rwanda Premier League fixture between Police FC and Etincelles FC was called off yesterday due to a waterlogged pitch...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 1:15am

Kayiranga names provisional squad for Cecafa Women Challenge Cup

She Amavubi head Coach Jean-Baptiste Kayiranga has summoned forty players for preparations ahead of next month’s CECAFA Women Challenge Cup, which will be staged in Kigali from May 11-22.  The tournament will attract teams from eight countries, namely; Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zanzibar...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 1:12am

Commonwealth Games: Uwizeye finishes 21st in cycling

Top three 1. Steele Von Hoff (Australia) – 3:57:01 2.  Jonathan Mould (Wales) – 3:5701 3. Clint Hendricks (South Africa) – 3:57:01 Team Rwanda 21.  Jean Claude Uwizeye – 3:57:58 23. Didier Munyaneza – 3:58:00 24. Bonaventure...

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:26am

Rwanda to host Confederation of African Tennis meet

Rwanda will host the Confederation of African Tennis annual general assembly for the first time, according to the Rwanda Tennis Federation. The two-day continental meeting is scheduled for April 27-28 at Hotel de Mille Collines. Kassim Ntageruka, president of the Rwanda Tennis Federation told...

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:24am

Rayon Sports captain warns against complacency ahead of CAF return tie

Wednesday Costa Do Sol vs Rayon Sports 7:00pm Rayon Sports skipper Eric ‘Bakame’ Ndayishimiye has warned his teammates against complacency during the second leg of the CAF Confederations cup tie against Costa Do Sol that is slated for Wednesday at Estadio Nacional do Zimpeto stadium...

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:18am

C’wealth Games: Nizeyimana to race in 42km race today

Long distance runner Alexis Nizeyimana will race in the men’s full-marathon this morning at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia. The 27 year- old is Rwanda’s sole representative in the 42km race, which will be contested by 25 athletes from 14 different countries. Nizeyimana told...

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:16am

APR midfielder Bizimana out of Sunrise clash

Today Sunrise Vs APR Marines Vs Miroplast APR FC take on Sunrise in the Azam premier league today knowing that a win will take them top of the league table but they will need to do that without key midfielder player Djihad Bizimana who is currently on trial with Belgian first...

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:09am

NAIDU T20: Kerala battle KCC, Right Guards take on Telugu cricket club

The NAIDU T20 Cricket tournament resumes today after a break as the country observed the 24th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi which claimed over a million people.   Kerala Hunters will take on Kigali Cricket Club (KCC), while the second game will see Right Guards battling...

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:04am

Division 2 League: Sorwathe target league summit stay

Group A ASPOR vs Gasabo United Unity vs Rwamagana Sorwathe vs Akagera Group B Intare vs Interfoce Rugende vs Vision Jeunesse  UR vs SEC United Stars vs Hope Sorwathe, who top A will be looking to pick three points against Akagera today to maintain a grip in Pool A of the second...

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Kayiranga on scouting drive ahead of CECAFA women tournament

NEWLY appointed head coach of the national women’s senior football team, Jean-Baptiste Kayiranga, is on a nationwide scouting mission to look for players that can make the team that will be challenging for CECAFA Women Challenge Cup. The tournament runs from May 11-22 and will attract teams...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 1:08am

Striker Ndarusanze sets sights on golden boot

Today Espoir Vs Gicumbi Mukura Vs Kirehe Amagaju Vs Bugesera Police Vs Etincelles Sunday Sunrise  Vs APR Marines Vs Miroplast Monday Musanze Vs SC Kiyovu AS Kigali forward Jean-Claude Ndarusanze is keen on winning the Azam Rwanda Premier League golden boot in his debut season....

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:32am

Rwanda will bid to host world cycling championship – Bayingana

Aimable Bayingana, who has led the cycling federation for the last 11 years was recently elected for a 3rd four year term unopposed but despite the overwhelming confidence in his abilities, he is adamant that he won’t rest on his laurels but work harder to develop the sport in the country....

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:32am

AC Milan owner Li ‘committed’ to restoring club

AC Milan’s Chinese owner Li Yonghong insistsed this week he remains committed to the Serie A club as he marked the first anniversary of his takeover. Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s 30-year ownership ended last April when he sold the club to Li’s Chinese-led...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:30am

Barcelona bid to break record

Barcelona will break a 38-year record by avoiding defeat against Valencia on Saturday but the priority is rejuvenation following their Champions League nightmare in Rome. If the Catalans extend their unbeaten run in La Liga to 39 games at the Camp Nou, they will pass the mark set by Real Sociedad...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:30am

Klopp welcomes consistency from Reds

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes his side’s Jekyll and Hyde nature is a thing of the past as they aim to avoid a European hangover at home to Bournemouth on Saturday. Victory will take Klopp’s men another step closer to sealing a return to the Champions League next season just days...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:29am