Marines 1-1 AS Kigali
Pepiniere 0-1 Musanze
Sunrise 0-2 Kirehe
Bugesera 1-0 Police
Bugesera head coach Vincent Mashami has saluted his players after watching his side edge title hopefuls Police 1-0 in the national football league on Thursday at Bugesera turf to remain in fifth place on the table.
Police midfielder Mirafa Nizeyimana netted an own goal with a header in the 23rd minute after a well taken free kick by Bugesera skipper David Nzabanita.
The win took Bugesera FC to the fifth spot one behind Police in the fourth place and three points behind third-placed AS Kigali FC.
Mashami said: “We had studied their game well. My players delivered a great performance. I am happy for their work and the character they have showed.”
In other games played on Thursday, Marines held AS Kigali to a 1-all draw with Eric Nshimiyimana’s side finding the net through Eric Iradukunda in the 12th minute before Abdul Kalim Nduhirabandi’s team won a controversial penalty in the 90th minute, which was converted by Bertin Dusenge.
Musanze beat Pepiniere 1-0 at Ruyenzi stadium, with Peter Otema scoring the lone goal in 90thminute; while in Nyagatare, Sunrise lost to Kirehe 2-0, thanks to Masoudi Abdallah and Jean Paul Uwimbabazi goals in 13th and 18th minute, respectively.