The Madiba face of sports


Nelson Mandela’s death is a big blow to  the South African sports fraternity. He leaves an indelible mark on the face of South African sports, especially his role in ‘bringing’...

Clinical Centre in the offing


THE Ministry of Sports and Culture through Rwanda Football Association has entered in partnership with World Football Governing body, Fufa to start a Clinical Centre for the athletes in January...

Ntampaka is new Rayon Sports boss

Rayon Sports vice president Theogene Ntampaka has been appointed the club’s chairman, replacing Nyanza District Mayor Abdallah Murenzi,

U14 kids in volleyball training

OVER 100 kids under the age of 14 are undergoing intensive training as part of developing volleyball at the grassroots level by the Rwanda Volleyball Federation.

Gisanura eyes Ferwafa’s top seat

THE Ferwafa vice president Raoul Gisanura is among five candidates who declared their candidature in the Rwanda Football Federation’s top seat on Wednesday.

Ndahinduka inspires Amavubi into Cecafa Quarter-finals


AMAVUBI ended their goal scoring drought after a solo effort from striker Michel Ndahinduka gave Rwanda a much deserved 1-0 victory over Eritrea in the final Group C fixtures played...

U19 Girls cricket team ready to fight for African title

THE Rwanda national girls’ cricket team departed for Tanzania on Wednesday ahead of the ICC Africa U-19 girls’ T20 tournament that will take place in Dar es Salaam from December...

Rayon Sports, Police face-off in Ombudsman Cup

DEFENDING champions Rayon Sports and Police FC are set to face-off  on Sunday at Amahoro stadium in the Ombudsman Cup as part of activities to mark the Anti-Corruption Week.

Mitali challenges Amavubi to beat Eritrea

THE Minister of Sports and Culture, Protais Mitali has challenged the Amavubi senior team to go for a win when they meet Eritrea in the final Group C match due...

Ndayisenga registers bright start at Africa cycling champs


AFTER a brilliant performance in last month’s Tour du Rwanda, promising rider Valens Ndayisenga registered a fourth place finish in the individual time trial of the men’s elite U-23 category...

Abega cleared to vie for Ferwafa president

INCUMBENT president Celestin Ntagungira Abega has been endorsed by his club Rayon Sports to contest for the upcoming Ferwafa general elections scheduled for January 5, 2014.

It’s a must win


RWANDA’S Amavubi Stars must defeat the Red Sea Boys of Eritrea today in the last and decisive GoTv Cecafa Tusker Challenge Cup Group C match at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru...

ECB backs England clubbers

STUART BROAD, Kevin Pietersen and Jonny Bairstow did not break team protocols by going for a night out in Adelaide, the ECB has said.

Ferwafa seeks coach for women national team

FERWAFA HAS put the Rwanda women football team head coach position on market and says it is looking for an experienced coach to manage the team ahead of their engagement...

Cecafa trip is clearly always ‘emigration’ ticket for Eritrean footballers


IT IS of no need treating as catastrophic the disappearance of Eritrean footballers from their country once they get a chance to leave to play in the regional Cecafa [Council...

Over 20 goalkeeping coaches in refresher clinic

TWENTY-TWO local goalkeeper coaches are undergoing a week-long coaching course aimed at elevating their standards.

Coach bemoans defensive blunders in Cecafa defeats


AMAVUBI HEAD coach Eric Nshimiyimana can only hope for divine intervention if his disappointing Amavubi side is to reach the last eight of the ongoing GOtv Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup...

Yaya Toure wins BBC award


YAYA TOURE has won the 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. The Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder, who had been nominated in each of the past four years,...

Blues players starting to get my philosophy – Mourinho


LONDON – It has not been the smoothest of returns to English football for Jose Mourinho but he saw signs in Chelsea’s 3-1 comeback win over Southampton on Sunday that...

AS Kigali start off women league on high

FOUR-TIME defending champions AS Kigali humiliated Evening FC 12-0 in the opening match of the 2013/14 national women league played on Sunday at Stade de Kigali, Nyamirambo.

Rwanda ready to host Africa Volleyball Congress

RWANDA VOLLEYBALL Federation is ready to host the 2013 Africa Volleyball Congress, Gustave Nkurunziza, an official has said. The event will take place at the Kigali Serena Hotel from December...

Kerala Hunters win maiden T20 title

KERALA HUNTERS won the 2013 Zaaffran & Blueberry Hotel T20 cricket tournament after defeating Challengers by 5 wickets at Kicukiro cricket ground on Sunday.

Isonga start with comfortable win in 2nd Div. league

ISONGA FOOTBALL CLUB started with comfortable 6-0 win over Gasabo FC in their debut season in the second division league at Ferwafa ground in Remera on Saturday.

Rwanda’s quarter-final hopes hang in balance


RWANDA’S POOR run at the ongoing Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup continued on Monday after losing their second successive group match against Sudan at the Nairobi City stadium, putting their hopes...