APR extend league lead

Atraco, Rayon Sport win to stay in touch League resultsSatKibuye 0-2 APRAtraco 3-2 Police Marines 1-1 Amagaju AS Kigali 0-1 Rayon Sports Electrogaz 0-0 La JeunesseSun Kiyovu 1-2 Mukura
IN-FORM: Midfielder Haruna Niyonzima has been inspirational for APR this season. (File photo)
IN-FORM: Midfielder Haruna Niyonzima has been inspirational for APR this season. (File photo)

Atraco, Rayon Sport win to stay in touch

League results
Sat
Kibuye 0-2 APR
Atraco 3-2 Police
Marines 1-1 Amagaju
AS Kigali 0-1 Rayon Sports
Electrogaz 0-0 La Jeunesse
Sun
Kiyovu 1-2 Mukura

Record nine-time league APR maintained their lead at the top of the national league standings after their 2-0 win over Kibuye in one of several league matches played over the weekend.

The Military side earned their victory through Mbuyu Twite and Haruna Niyonzima to acquire 33 points in 14 league matches played so far.

Else where, defending champions Atraco recorded their first victory after a disappointing exit from the African Champions league at the hands on Sudan El Merreikh after a controversial 3-2 win over Police.

Police striker Rogers Tuyisenge opened the scoring and Hamis Kitagenda equalizer before recess.

Jonathan Mbaze scored the second goal for Police  before Ugandan international Johnson Bagoole and Robert Mugabe netted the second and third goals for Sam Timbe’s side.

Despite the win, the champions remain in second spot with 31 points, two points behind leaders APR.

The other league title favorites Rayon Sport won 1-0 for the third time in a row when Tanzanian striker Joseph Kaniki scored the winner on his return from a knee injury.

The blues are third with 29 points, two behind Atraco.
Meanwhile, Mukura defeated SC Kiyovu 21 to move to fifth position with 19 points.

Meddie Kagere and Abubakar Munyambego scored for Mukura while James Gasana netted Kiyovu’s consolation. Kiyovu remain 11th with 10 points.

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