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Rwanda lands soft CAN Group

Rwanda can afford to count her eggs after landing a fairly soft group at the 2007 ladies’ African Cup of Nations volleyball championship that started yesterday at Kasarani, Nairobi. Rwanda who started her campaign last evening against Senegal is also seeded alongside Egypt, Tunisia and South...

Wednesday, September 5, 2007 - 12:00am

Santander lauds DRC’s Meme

MADRID - Spanish club Racing Santander are pleased to have signed DR Congo striker Mohamed Tchite from Belgian club Anderlecht.  Tchite joined Santander on Friday, just before the close of the transfer window, and signed a five-year contract. A transfer fee of US$10m was agreed on and many...

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:00am

FA officials to visit Amavubi camp

The national football governing body, Ferwafa will today visit the national team’s training camp ahead of their last group five Nations’ Cup qualifier this weekend.The Amavubi Stars’ host Liberia in the final Ghana2008 Nations’ Cup group five qualifiers at Amahoro stadium on Saturday, September 8....

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:00am

Electrogaz eye away win

Div. II quarter finals Today’s fixtures Etoile   v Electrogaz Military v Amagaju UNR v Aspor Interforce    v Musanze Electrogaz  Fc are determined to leave no stone unturned as they seek for maximum points when they visit  Etoile de l’est in the...

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:00am

Team hailed after EAC Games

Rwanda schools’ team has been hailed for it’s achievement at the just concluded East African Secondary Schools Games at Moi stadium in Kisumu, Kenya over the weekend. Team Rwanda finished third overall after scooping one gold, and three bronze medals respectively.  Twenty-two schools from...

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:00am

Ruterana finishes third

Rwanda’s top golf ace Emmanuel Ruterana carded 74 gross to finish third and pocketed $500 (about Frw275.000) on his debut at the lucrative Ericsson Open staged at Kitante Golf Club in Kampala, Uganda. Despite hitting two thrilling birdies on the front-nine, the 24-year-old said he was not pleased...

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:00am

FA searching for sponsors

Rwanda’s soccer governing body, Ferwafa is working round the clock to find potential sponsors for next year’s league in a bid to make it more professional.  The federation’s vice president, Veduste Kayiranga has revealed that Ferwafa is having talks with different companies. “Everything is...

Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:00am

Home coming

Ghana2008 qualifiersSeptember 8Rwanda   v  LiberiaEq. Guinea v  Cameroon The Amavubi Stars’ team influential professional pair of Olivier Karekezi and Saidi Abedi Makasi is expected to arrive in the country today. Both Karekezi and Abedi are arriving aboard SN Brussels and Ethiopian...

Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:00am

Indorwa stay on course

Indorwa 167 Guards     94Indorwa won by 73runs Indorwa kept their Sulfo league title hopes alive after Sunday’s 73 run victory over Right Guards at Kicukiro oval. Sharma Harshad gave Indorwa a perfect start with a superb half century and the side’s captain Romesh Thakkar added...

Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:00am

CAN bound team jets out

The national ladies’ volleyball team jetted out of the country yesterday morning to Nairobi were it’s scheduled to compete in its inaugural African Cup of Nations (CAN) volleyball competitions. The 15-man contingent who jetted out aboard a Rwandair Express plane included 12 players, team coach,...

Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:00am

Osaka team returns

Rwanda’s team at the 11th edition of the World Athletics Championships in Osaka, Japan is expected to arrive today after an unconvincing display. Dieudonne Disi and Angelline Nyiransabimana who competed in the 5000m race yet again failed to win any medals. Though Nyiransabimana broke Mercianne...

Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:00am

APADE scoop Buffalo tournament

Semi-finals: St. Joseph 0-5 APADE Kicukiro G.S Ndera 0-7 ESI NyamiramboFinals:         APADE Kicukiro 17-0 ESI Nyamirambo APADE Kicukiro secondary school triumphed won the Buffaloes Sevens schools’ tournament after defeating Esi Nyamirambo 17-0 at the...

Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:00am

Owuor thinks big of club championship

Cliff Owuor believes he can rewrite history with APR Basketball Club ahead of this year’s zone V club championship. The 34-year-old tactician who joined the army-side in 2005 is one of the most celebrated coaches in the club’s history and in Rwanda. Owuor who led Kenya’s Ulinzi to the club...

Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:00am

The G finally lands

After what seemed like an everlasting delay, GTV is finally here and English Premier League fans at last have something to smile at. GTV-Rwanda Limited doesn’t subscribe to the parent company Gateway Broadcasting [UK] but instead are the flag bearer for GTV Kenya in Rwanda. And when they finally...

Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 12:00am

Rwanda fails final tests

Rwanda’s Groupe Scolaire des Parents lost to regional defending champions, St. Mary’s Kitende of Uganda 2-0 in the semi-finals of the East African Games last week. The defending champion also lifted this year’s regional trophy after defeating Tanzania’s Makongo School 2-1 in the finals played on...

Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 12:00am

Livewire

Olivier Karekezi on target as his Swedish club Helsingborg IF qualified to the second round of the Uefa Cup championship after thrashing Drogheda 3-0 (4-1 on aggregate) last week. Helsingborg who were playing their second leg at home (Olympia stadium) scored their goals from Swedish international...

Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 12:00am

Mulenda eyes Rayon return

Atraco Fc and Amavubi Stars striker Abedi Mulenda could make a sensational return to his former club Rayon Sports, Times Sport can reveal. In an exclusive and rare interview with Times Sport last week, the skillful forward is keen on a return to his former club were he commanded a cult status ....

Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 12:00am

New registration for FARG beneficiaries

NORTHERN PROVINCE Musanze­—All district executive secretaries in Northern Province have been tasked to carry out an assessment on the effective allocation Genocide survivors’ funds. Fresh registration of students who survived the genocide are expected to carried out in all district by the...

Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 12:00am

Women volleyball team need frw29m

The national ladies’ volleyball team needs US$52,650 estimated at Frw29 millions to take part in its inaugural African Cup of Nations volleyball competition that runs from September 3-12 in Nairobi, Kenya. According to Gertrude Kubwimana, the local volleyball federation’s executive secretary, the...

Friday, August 31, 2007 - 12:00am

DR Congo to join Cecafa

The Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Federation (Cecafa) is set to adopt a new proposal of incorporating DR Congo into the regional body late this year. The Cecafa General Secretary, Nicholas Musonye told Kenya’s Daily Nation recently that the inclusion of DR Congo into the...

Friday, August 31, 2007 - 12:00am