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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

PHOTOS: Fly Cycling youngsters ready for second race after impressive start in Europe

FLY Cycling Club youngsters will be looking to put up another impressive performance on Thursday when they take part in their second race in Europe following a shining start last week. The second race, dubbed “Herbeumont”, is scheduled for Thursday, July 16, where the riders will do...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 12:57 PM

AFCON 2019: Egypt, Zimbabwe face off in tournament’s opener

Today Egypt Vs Zimbabwe 10pm Egypt will be looking to make a strong start when they take on Zimbabwe in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations at Cairo International Stadium on Friday. Kick-off 10pm CAT. The Pharaohs, who were only awarded the hosting rights in January, look to use the...

Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:44 AM

FIFA to take over the running of CAF & African football

The world football governing body has rolled out a plan to take over the running of the Confederation of African Football in effort to ‘drastically’ overhaul African football, SuperSport reports.  It is expected that the announcement will be made in a press conference in...

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:23 PM

Ex-Uefa boss Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar

Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the BBC reported Tuesday. Platini, a three-time Ballon d'Or winner (1983, 1984 and 1985), is in custody in Nanterre, a suburb in western Paris....

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 2:35 PM

Portugal beat Netherlands to win UEFA Nations League

PORTUGAL have clinched the inaugural UEFA Nations League title after beating the Netherlands 1-0 Sunday night in the final. Gonçalo Guedes struck the only goal as Portugal added the UEFA Nations League crown to their UEFA EURO 2016 triumph. The all-important goal was Guedes's fourth in 17...

Monday, June 10, 2019, 12:13 PM

Saidi Iragire joins Rayon Sports from Mukura on a two-year deal

Saidi Iragire is now a Rayon Sports player following the end of his spell with Azam Rwanda Premier League rivals Mukura Victory Sports. The sensational central defender penned a two-year deal with the Blues on Thursday evening, just a few hours after Mukura announced his departure via the club...

Friday, June 7, 2019, 12:00 AM

Tour du Cameroun: Team Rwanda riders begin quest for title defence

Saturday Stage 1 Akonolinga    –       Abong Mbang (136km) BONAVENTURE Uwizeyimana and his Team Rwanda teammates hit the road Saturday as they look to win the Tour du Cameroun for a second successive year. Uwizeyimana, 26, who leads Team Rwanda...

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 12:00 AM

Kirehe players protest over salary arrears

Players of struggling Azam Rwanda Premier League side Kirehe FC have declined to train again until their four-month unpaid salaries are cleared, Times Sport understands. Prior to the team’s match-day 26 fixture against Etincelles, which they lost 1-0 on Sunday, the players had warned the...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12:00 AM