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Coach Vladimir Bosnjak wary of Mali’s physical presence

Group D fixtures November 26 Rwanda Vs Mali November 28 Rwanda Vs Nigeria November 29 Rwanda Vs South Sudan The National Basketball team coach Serbian Vladimir Bosnyak has warned his team about the physical nature of Mali, who play Rwanda in their opening match in the Afro...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 12:16am

AS Kigali’s Felix Ndekwe out of Confederation Cup with knee injury

AS Kigali attacking midfielder Felix Ndekwe will miss the first leg of the Confederation Cup tie against Orapa United of Botswana on Sunday, November 29. AS Kigali departed for Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana on Monday, November 23. Francis Gasana, the club’s Secretary General...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 12:15am

Clubs’ revenue collections go digital as league nears start

The Rwanda Premier League starts on December 4. Football fans, however, will not be allowed in stadiums to support their clubs to avoid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Playing behind closed doors was thought to be bad news for some clubs whose resources depend mostly on ticket sales...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 12:14am

Rwandans praise Mugisha for historic cycling victory

Top Government officials including Sports Minister, Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju and Senate Vice President, Esperance Nyirasafari have paid glowing tribute to Moise Mugisha who became the first Rwandan to win the annual Grand Prix Chantal Biya 2020 on Sunday. The tournament is...

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 2:33pm

Cecafa: Inadequate Amavubi U-17 preps raise concerns

Preparations for the Under-17 national football team bound for the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) competition seem to be marred by poor preparations, despite the tournament starting in just 21 days. The tournament is scheduled for December 13-28 and serves as...

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 9:26am

Top drivers set for Rallye des Mille Collines

Drivers from Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi will face off at this year’s Rallye des Mille Collines slated on the weekend of November 28 with the super special stage taking place in Bugesera District. The tournament, which is part of the Rwanda rally calendar Championship was postponed in...

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:05am

Elite Cricket League set for January 2021

Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) has announced that it is organising an ‘Elite League’ for top Cricket players as hopes for the start of new season hang in balance. The mini-league comes as the Association’s best option after it pronounced itself ‘not ready yet’ to...

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:04am

Dylan Schommer Kalecyezi joins national hoops team camp

Group D fixtures November 26 Nigeria Vs South Sudan Rwanda Vs Mali November 28 South Sudan Vs Mali Rwanda Vs Nigeria November 29 Nigeria Vs Mali Rwanda Vs South Sudan Dylan Schommer Kalecyezi who is based in Switzerland has joined the national team training camp ahead of the...

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:03am

Moïse Mugisha wins Grand Prix Chantal Biya 2020

General Classification Moïse Mugisha (Team Rwanda)-16:20:47 Kubiš Lukáš (SLOVAQUIE) –16:00:39 Kamzong Clovis (SNH Velo Club)-16:00:45 Daumont Paul (Burkina Faso)-16:00:53 Cisse Isiaka (Ivory Coast)-16:00:53 Moïse Mugisha made history on Sunday, November 22 after...

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:36pm

Ex-Arsenal star Alex Song arrives in Rwanda for friendly matches - with his new Djibouti side

Alexandre Song, who recently signed for Djibouti's AS Arta Solar 7, is in Rwanda with his new team for two friendly matches against APR and AS Kigali. The 33-year-old former Arsenal, Barcelona, and Cameroon player arrived in the country on Thursday night and will lead his team against...

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 5:28pm

INTERVIEW: Elie Mutabazi on how APR volleyball ended six-year title jinx

APR men’s volleyball club clinched the 2019/20 national volleyball league championship on Saturday, October 31, after powering through the playoffs unbeaten. The stunning triumph marked the end of a six-year jinx for the army side, having last won the league title in 2014. It was the...

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:09am

Volleyball: Mutabazi ‘thrilled’ to sign for Gisagara

National volleyball league side Gisagara have completed the signing of the left-attacker Yves Mutabazi from rivals Rwanda Energy Group on a two-year deal. Mutabazi, 26, reportedly received Rwf7 million as a sign-on fee and will be earning Rwf600,00 monthly at the Gisagara District-sponsored club...

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 12:04am

Algeria withdraws from Kigali Afrobasket qualifiers

Algeria national basketball team has withdrawn from the upcoming qualifiers of the African Basketball Championship (Afrobasket) in Kigali. The tournament is scheduled for November 25-29, at Kigali Arena. Algeria belonged to Group D that also includes Nigeria, Mali and Rwanda. The North...

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 12:04am

Mukandanga steps up preps for Reggio Emilia marathon

Rwanda’s leading female athlete Clementine Mukandanga has started preparations for this year’s Reggio Emilia Marathon, in Italy, following her recent win at Bulgaria’s Varna Marathon. The 2020 edition of the annual Reggio Emilia Marathon is scheduled for December 13. Last...

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 12:03am

Rwandan coach Hitimana sacked at TZ side Namungo

Thierry Hitimana has been sacked by Tanzania topflight league side Namungo FC after a poor run of results. Hitimana, a former midfielder for local side Rayon Sports, was fired on Wednesday for what the club called ‘poor performance’ in the ongoing 2020/21 league...

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:17am

Five things we learned from Rwanda-Cape Verde draw

Rwanda’s hopes of qualifying for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations took a huge blow following a goalless draw against Cape Verde in Kigali on Tuesday, November 17 at Kigali stadium in Nyamirambo. The result means that Amavubi remain bottom of Group F with two points, two points behind both Cape...

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:12am

Amavubi fans divided over team’s fortunes

On Tuesday, November 17, Amavubi’s chances for qualifying for the AFCON 2022 were left hanging as the national team were held to a goalless draw by Cape Verde. The development left Amavubi at the bottom of Group F, having registered only 2 points in the 4 games they have played so far in...

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:10am

Rutsiro FC, Gorilla promoted to Rwanda premier league

Wednesday Semi-finals Rutsiro 0-0 Vision FC (7-6 on penalties) Etoile de l’Est 0-0 Gorilla (4-3 penalties) Rutsiro and Gorilla have been promoted to the Rwanda Premier League after reaching the final of the second division league. The two sides will replace...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 8:17pm

Mugisha wins stage one of Grand Prix Chantal Biya cycling tour

Stage 1 (Top 5) 1. Moise Mugisha (Rwanda) - 2:15:41 2. Tintcheu Michel (SNH VELO Club) – 2:15:41 3. Kuere Nounawe Rodrique Eric (Cameroun) – 2:16:25 4. Sorgho W. Mathias (Burkina Faso) – 2:16:25 5. Kubiš Lukáš (SLOVAQUIE) – 2:16:25   Team Rwanda...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Cape Verde sting Amavubi’s Africa Nations Cup hopes

Tuesday  Rwanda 0-0 Cape Verde RWANDA’S hopes of qualifying for next year’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is in tatters after a goalless draw against Cape Verde which means the national side will stay rooted at the bottom of the table with two points and zero goals scored...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 1:47pm

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