Football

Rwanda oust DR Congo to set up semis date with Mali

Saturday Semifinal 1 Mali  Vs  Rwanda 4:45pm Friday Quarterfinals Mali              78-21  Cape Verde DR Congo  44-49  Rwanda The national U18 girls basketball team will this afternoon lock horns with...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 12:07am

CAF Conf Cup: Rayon Sports optimistic ahead of Gor clash

Rayon Sports are optimistic to overcome Gor Mahia of Kenya when the two sides face off in their return-leg clash in Total Caf Confederation Cup on at Sunday at Kasarani Stadium in in Nairobi, Kenya. Rayon Sports captain Thierry Manzi has warned the Blues are still in the contest, and will be...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:55pm

Rayon Sports sign two new players

Azam Rwanda Premier League giants Rayon Sports have completed the signing of two new players Gerard Stephane Kouame Brou and Prosper Donkor Kuka to help bolster the squad in a bid to do better in Caf Confederation Cup match against Gor Mahia on August 19. Ghanaian midfielder Kuka, 20, signed from...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:05am

Mashami inks one-year deal as Amavubi head coach

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) Wednesday appointed Vincent Mashami as new head coach of the senior national football team on a one-year, renewable, contract. The former APR coach served as the team’s assistant coach to German Antoine Hey who stepped down earlier this year. Ever since,...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:38am

Rusheshangoga on the verge of rejoining APR

After parting ways with Tanzania topflight league side Singida United, Amavubi right-back Michel Rusheshangoga is closing in on a second stint with Rwandan champions APR FC. In an interview with Times Sport, the 24-year old confirmed that he is no longer a player for Singida, and revealed that he...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:35am

U17 Amavubi keen on ticket to AFCON after overcoming Burundi

Monday Burundi     3-4      Rwanda Rwanda U17 football team head coach, Yves Rwasamanzi, has hailed his young troops after edging Burundi 4-3 on Monday to reach the semi-finals of the CECAFA- CAF U17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tournament in Dar...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:37pm

Arsenal fans in Rwanda are finally smiling…and something is terribly going wrong at the Theatre of Shattered Dreams

‘Visit Rwanda’ made its debut in English football Sunday, gracing the left sleeve of Arsenal shirts and the perimeter LED displays and screens inside the 59,867-capacity Emirates Stadium. It was a proud day for Rwanda as Visit Rwanda-Arsenal deal – heralded in many circles as a...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:17pm

Haringingo thrilled after guiding Mukura to first major title in 26yrs

MUKURA Victory Sports head coach Francis Haringingo has heaped praise on his players following their Peace Cup win over Rayon Sports at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. Mukura beat Rayon Sports 3-1  on penalties to clinch their first major title in 26 years after the two sides played out a goalless...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:10am

Mukura are Cup kings!

Final Rayon Sports 0-0 Mukura (1-3 penalties) Third place APR 1-0 Sunrise Goalkeeper Regis Aime Ingabire was the hero as Mukura Victory Sports finally ended their 26-year wait to lift the Amahoro (Peace) Cup. Ingabire saved two penalties as his side beat Rayon Sports 3-1 in penalty shootouts...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:30pm

Rwanda take on Burundi in CAF U-17 African Cup

Rwanda’s U17Junior Wasps will take on Burundi today in the second game of this year’s CAF U-17 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, which started Saturday, at the National Stadium in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Rwanda and Tanzania are first and second, joint on three points in Group A but...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 1:48am

Bright start for Rwanda at CAF U17 AFCON qualifiers

Saturday Rwanda 3-1 Sudan Tanzania 2-1 Burundi Rwanda U17 football team got off to a bright start in CECAFA Region Qualifiers of the 2019 CAF U17 African Cup of Nations as they edged Sudan 3-1 on Saturday at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Rwanda, who dazzlingly dominated the...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:03pm

Rurangirwa tips Rwandan teams to shine in FEASSSA Games

The Technical Director of Rwanda School Sports Federation (RSSF), Aaron Rurangirwa has tipped Rwandan teams to impress in this year’s East Africa’s post-primary games. The regional multidisciplinary competitions get underway in Musanze District, Northern Province today and will run...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:27pm

D-Day as Mukura, Rayon square off in Peace Cup final

Today Third place playoff APR      Vs    Sunrise 13:30 Final Rayon   Vs    Mukura 18:00 Hopefuls Mukura Victory Sports and the 2016 winners Rayon Sports square-off today at Kigali Stadium in what is guaranteed to be a much heated...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:24pm

CAF slaps Rayon Sports with $20,000 fine, three players suspended

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slapped Rayon Sports with a $20,000 fine and handed three of their players suspension for three games in CAF Competitions. Rayon Sports will play away to Kenyan champions Gor Mahia on August 19 and a home game against Tanzania’s Young Africans...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:18pm

Manzi urges teammates to remain focused ahead of Mukura Peace Cup final clash

Sunday Third place APR        Vs     Sunrise 1pm Final Rayon    Vs    Mukura 3:30pm Rayon Sports skipper Thierry Manzi has called on his teammates to remain ‘grounded and focused’ as they gear up...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:14pm

Peace Cup: Niyonzima, Muhire fire Rayon into final

Thursday Rayon Sports 2-0 Sunrise (3-2 aggr) Two second-half goals from Olivier Seif Niyonzima and Kevin Muhire were enough on thursday as Rayon Sports denied Sunrise FC what would have been their first Peace Cup final. Hopefuls Rayon beat the Nyagatare-based side 2-0 to set up a date with...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 12:40am

Peace Cup: APR seen off, Sunrise out to challenge Rayon for final berth

Semi-final, second-leg Today Rayon    Vs    Sunrise (1-2) Wednesday APR      1-1    Mukura (1-1) Sunrise interim coach Evariste Ntamugabumwe has challenged his players to have a winning mentality when they visit Rayon...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:03am

Kayiranga parts ways with Alliance Sports Club

Rwandan Jean Baptiste Kayiranga has stepped down as head coach of the Tanzania’s Vodacom Premier League side Alliance Sports Club barely after two months in charge. According to reports in Tanzania, the former Rayon Sports coach and club decided to terminate the contract on mutual consent....

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:02pm

Rwasamanzi optimistic ahead of Africa U17 Cup qualifiers

CECAFA U-17 Zonal Qualification: Rwanda’s fixtures August 11 Rwanda   Vs   Sudan August 13 Burundi    Vs   Rwanda August 16 Somalia   Vs    Rwanda August 21 Rwanda   Vs   Tanzania The national...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:54pm

Mukura buoyant ahead of first Peace Cup final in 9 years

  Today APR                     Vs    Mukura Thursday Rayon Sports   Vs   Sunrise Mukura Victory Sports are looking to stun APR when the two league sides...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:48pm