Football

Rwanda take on Ethiopia in decisive clash for CHAN ticket

Saturday Rwanda Vs Ethiopia [Aggr. 1-0] AMAVUBI will be looking to make the best of home advantage when they face Ethiopia on Saturday in their clash for a ticket to the 6th African Nations Championships (CHAN) next year. Rwanda go into the match as overwhelming favourites following last...

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 12:07am

Tanzania’s Taifa Stars hold Amavubi in friendly

Monday Rwanda 0-0 Tanzania Amavubi were on Monday held by Tanzania in a friendly match at Kigali Stadium. Amavubi started brightly controlling possession for much of the first half but they failed to put the ball in the net. The first half ended with Amavubi the better side. Haruna...

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:47am

Mashami summons 27-man squad for Tanzania friendly

VINCENT Mashami, the national team head coach, has summoned 27 players to face Tanzania in an international friendly match on Monday. The game will start at 6pm, at Kigali Stadium. Of the 27 players called up yesterday, only two are foreign-based with the rest featuring for different clubs in...

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 12:05am

AS Muhanga beat Gicumbi to get first win

Wednesday  Gicumbi      0-1     Muhanga  Gasogi        1-0      Marines  Heroes        0-3      Etincelles  Espoir         0-1      Kiyovu...

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:14am

Mugisha, Sarpong goals send Rayon on top

Tuesday AS Kigali 0-2 Rayon Bugesera 0-1 APR RAYON Sports have claimed the top spot in the Rwanda Premier League following their 2-0 win over archrivals AS Kigali on Tuesday. Two second-half goals from Gilbert Mugisha and Michel Sarpong were enough to fire the Blues to the summit...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 8:06am

Rayon coach confident ahead of AS Kigali tie

Tuesday Bugesera        Vs        APR (Nyamata Stadium, 3:00) AS Kigali          Vs        Rayon Sports (Kigali Stadium, 18:00)...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 12:18am

Rusheshangoga scores late as AS Kigali hold APR

Friday  AS Kigali 1-1 APR MICHEL Rusheshangoga came off the bench to score a sensational free-kick in injury time as he salvaged a point for AS Kigali in a thrilling 1-1 draw against his former club, APR, on Friday. The two sides were tussling it out in the opening match of the 2019/...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 12:22am

Newcomers V champions: Gasogi eye winning start against Rayon

Saturday Gasogi Vs Rayon 15:00 Bugesera Vs Heroes 15:00 Etincelles Vs Kiyovu 15:00 Mukura Vs Espoir 15:00 RWANDA Premier League new entrants Gasogi United have vowed to end the dominance of reigning champions Rayon Sports and 17-time champions APR. APR were held to a 1-1 draw by...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 12:19am

AS Kigali upset Rayon again to lift Super Cup

Tuesday Rayon 2-2 AS Kigali (Pen: 1-3*) Raymond Fosso converted the decisive spot kick as AS Kigali stunned Rayon Sports again to clinch their second Super Cup title on Tuesday at Amahoro Stadium. The City of Kigali-sponsored side, who also beat Rayon on penalties en route to winning the...

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:45am

Tidiane eager to hurt Rayon in league opener

Friday AS Kigali Vs APR Saturday Gasogi Vs Rayon Bugesera Vs Heroes Etincelles Vs Kiyovu Mukura Vs Espoir Sunday Marines Vs Gicumbi Muhanga Vs Musanze Police Vs Sunrise Gasogi United’s new signing Tidiane Koné has vowed to give a hard time to his former club...

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 12:15am

Rayon, AS Kigali clash in Super Cup

Today Super Cup Rayon Sports vs AS Kigali (Amahoro Stadium, 3pm) Giants Rayon Sports and AS Kigali face off in the fifth edition of the Super Cup match at Amahoro Stadium on Tuesday. The match, which is a curtain-raiser for the 2019/20 league season that kicks on October 4, pits last...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 11:47am

Confed Cup: Crunch time as AS Kigali face Proline

Today Proline Vs AS Kigali (Aggr. 1-1) AS Kigali head Coach Eric Nshimiyimana has acknowledged that his players will need to be at the top of their game if they are to eliminate Proline in the Caf Confederation Cup. The two sides face off Saturday afternoon at Lugogo Stadium, in Kampala...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 12:07am

AS Kigali look to turn tables in Uganda

CAF Confederation Cup September 28 Proline Vs AS Kigali (Aggr. 1-1) ERIC Nshimiyimana is confident that his players will correct the mistakes that led to the home draw in the first leg as AS Kigali look to upset Proline in Uganda for a slot in the playoffs of the 2019/2020 CAF...

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 12:11am

Striker Sugira warns Amavubi teammates over complacency

AMAVUBI striker Ernest Sugira has warned his teammates of the dangers to fall complacent following their 1-0 away win against Ethiopia over the weekend as the team looks to qualify for the African Nations Championships (CHAN) next year. Rwanda will host the return leg at Kigali Stadium on...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:18am

Messi, Rapinoe win best player of the year awards

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi won the best men’s player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in Milan as Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk missed out on the top prize. It is the sixth time Messi has been voted the world’s best, after wins in 2009,...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 12:16am

Sugira scores stunning overhead kick as Amavubi edge Ethiopia

Sunday - 2020 CHAN qualifier (first-leg) Ethiopia 0-1 Rwanda ERNEST Sugira left the home fans at Mekelle Stadium shocked when he thundered a stunning overhead kick to inspire Rwanda to a 1-0 win Ethiopia in the first leg of their CHAN 2020 Qualifier on Sunday afternoon. It was the talisman...

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 12:37am

CHAN Qualifiers: Buoyant Amavubi out to sting Ethiopia

Ethiopia vs Rwanda 16:00 AMAVUBI will be looking for a vital away victory to extend the national team’s current winning streak to four matches when they face Ethiopia at Mekelle Stadium on Sunday, starting 4pm CAT. The two teams lock horns in the first leg of their first-round tie for a...

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 11:36am

Amavubi players to reap big for CHAN 2020 ticket

Sunday Ethiopia Vs Rwanda AMAVUBI players will each receive US$4,000 (about Rwf3.6m) in bonus should Rwanda see off Ethiopia to qualify for the 2020 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals tournament. Cameroon will host the CHAN finals next year, and the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)...

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 12:08am

CHAN Qualifiers: Amavubi off to Ethiopia after beating DR Congo in warm-up match 

Wednesday DR Congo 2-3 Rwanda CHAN 2020 Qualifier September 22 (first-leg) Ethiopia Vs Rwanda Rwanda’s senior football team (Amavubi) fly to Ethiopia this afternoon ahead of their CHAN Qualifier after stunning DR Congo in an international friendly match in Kinshasa, on Wednesday...

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 2:49pm

Ovambe confident Mukura can challenge for league title after Agaciro Cup success

October 5 Mukura Vs Espoir Mukura Victory Sports manager Olivier Ovambe is confident his side can challenge for their first league title next season after stunning giants Rayon Sports to win this year’s Agaciro Cup title over the weekend. The Yellow-and-Black outfit will start the...

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:19am