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Usengimana joins Police on two-year deal

Central defender Faustin Usengimana has joined Rwanda Premier League side Police FC  on a two-year deal reported to be worth in the region of Rwf12 million. He completed the move from Zambian side Buildcon on Wednesday afternoon. The 26-year old's move puts end to speculations and...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 3:13 PM

PICTORIAL: The best of Tour du Rwanda 2020

The 12th Tour du Rwanda came to a climax Sunday afternoon in Kigali after eight busy days of cycling across the country. And, the riders – and fans alike – did not disappoint. To everyone’s satisfaction, including Amina Lanaya, Director General of the International Cycling...

Sunday, March 1, 2020, 11:39 PM

Ulimwengu, Sarpong set for Rayon Sports return

JULES Ulimwengu and Michael Sarpong will 'soon' start playing for Rayon Sports again, the club has announced. The two strikers played a pivotal role as the Blues romped to their ninth league title last season.   Ulimwengu, who scored 30 goals for Rayon in all competitions in...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:00 PM

Olympiad 2020 Qualifiers: Youngsters shine in round 1

Youngsters Ben Patrick Cyubahiro, 15, Ian Murara Urwintwari, 17, and Rongin Munyurangabo, 19, earned effortless wins in round 1 of the just started first phase of qualifiers to select Rwanda’s flag bearers at the 44th Chess Olympiad later this year.  Qualifiers in the open section...

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 2:33 PM

Sugira powers Rayon to victory over Gasogi in first appearance

Rayon 1-0 Gasogi Gicumbi 1-2 Marines Musanze 2-1 AS Muhanga Sunrise 2-2 Police ERNEST Sugira has wasted no time in getting his loan stint with Rayon Sports off the ground as his solo goal inspired the Blues to a 1-0 win over Gasogi United at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. The 28-year old...

Monday, January 6, 2020, 12:43 AM

Bizimana named Rayon Sports player of the month

YANNICK Bizimana has been named Rayon Sports’ player of the month for November after scoring twice and providing two assists in five appearances. The former AS Muhanga striker collected the award Monday afternoon at the club’s training base in Nzove, Nyarugenge District. Bizimana...

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 12:00 AM

Noam Emeran: Son of former Amavubi star signs for Man Utd

Forward Noam Emeran, a son to former Rwanda international Flitz Emeran Nkusi, has signed his first professional contract with Manchester United. Emeran, who inked the long-term deal on Monday, joined the club from French side Amiens earlier in the year on scholarship terms. According to...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 6:56 PM

Wenger appointed to senior FIFA position

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has returned to football following his unveiling as Fifa’s new Chief of global football development. The Frenchman joins the world football governing body amid speculations that he was joining German giants Bayern Munich as head coach. Wenger, 70,...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 8:24 PM

Sharapova visits Rwanda

MARIA Sharapova, a five-time grand slam winner and former world number 1, is on a visit to Rwanda, reportedly since Sunday. The global tennis star visited the majestic mountain gorillas in Kinigi, Musanze District, on Tuesday. Rwanda ??!! Early morning trek through the rainforest downpour...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 9:23 PM

APR held by Kiyovu to goalless stalemate

Friday SC Kiyovu 0-0 APR Local giants APR failed to regain the top spot in the Rwanda Premier League as they were held to a goalless draw by SC Kiyovu at Kigali Stadium on Friday night. The army side go into the international break, which runs until November 21, in second position as they...

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 1:16 AM

Corporate multisport event set for November 3

The inaugural corporate multisport event, organised by the 1000 Hills Events, has been scheduled for November 3 at IPRC-Kigali grounds. Participating corporate teams will compete in six disciplines namely; football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, cricket and athletics. According to Nathan...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

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, 12:00 AM

Arsenal defender David Luiz expected in Rwanda

ARSENAL defender David Luiz is expected in the country on Thursday for a two-day visit. The visit is part of the ‘Visit Rwanda’ partnership between the Government of Rwanda and the English club. The Brazil international will be the second football star in Kigali this week after...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 6:26 PM

Former Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal arrives in Rwanda ahead of Kwita Izina event

Former Manchester United and Barcelona manager Louis van Gaal has arrived in Rwanda ahead of this year’s Gorilla Naming Ceremony, commonly known as Kwita Izina, on Friday. The Dutchman, 68, arrived on Tuesday and he is one of the 25 personalities set to name baby...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 3:20 PM

Rwanda finish second at EAPCCO Games 2019

The third edition of the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) Games concluded Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya, with Rwanda winning 46 medals in total. Out of seven countries that participated this year, Rwanda finished second, only behind the hosts, Kenya. Inspector-...

Sunday, September 1, 2019, 6:40 AM

EAPCCO GAMES: RNP scoops gold in handball, karate

Rwanda National Police (RNP) handball and Karate teams have scooped gold medals at the third edition of the ongoing Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) Games in Nairobi, Kenya. Three countries – Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda – were represented in the handball...

Saturday, August 31, 2019, 12:00 AM

Police teams off to Kenya for EAPCCO Games

Rwanda National Police (RNP) will participate in the third edition of the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (EAPCCO) Games to be played from August 25 through September 1, in Nairobi, Kenya. EAPCCO is a regional law enforcement body bringing together 14 member countries....

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Scandinavia end AS Kigali dominance to lift maiden league title

Sunday Scandinavia 1-0 AS Kigali Gakenke 0-4 Kamonyi ES Mutunda 3-0 Rugende AS Kabuye 0-3 Inyemera Bugesera 0-0 Rambura Scandinavia were crowned champions of the 2019 women national football league on Sunday after beating archrivals AS Kigali 1-0 at Umuganda Stadium. The Rubavu-based side...

Monday, July 29, 2019, 12:00 AM

Police FC unveil new players, coaching staff ahead of new season

Police FC have unveiled their new signings – players and coaching staff – as the club prepares to challenge for the 2019/2020 Azam Rwanda Premier League title. The unveiling, held at Kicukiro Stadium on Wednesday, was presided over by Commissioner of Police (CP) Bruce Munyambo.  ...

Thursday, July 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

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