Coach Constantine hails Amavubi after stunning win

2015 Afcon Qualifiers Second Round ResultsSeychelles - Sierra Leone (0-2) | *Seychelles withdrew, S. Leone qualifyGuinea-Bissau 1-1 Botswana (0-2) | *Botswana qualify 3-1 on aggregateRwanda 2-0 Congo (0-2) | *Rwanda qualify 4-3 on penaltiesMalawi 1-0 Bénin (0-1) | *...

Monday, August 4, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwandan trio hit personal best time

1. Moses Kipsiro (Uga) - 27:56.11     2. Josphat Kipkoech (Ken) - 27:56.14SB3. Levins Cameron (Can) - 27:56.23           9. Eric Sebahire (Rwa) - 28:03.88 PB10. Felicien Muhitira (Rwa) - 28:17.07 PB13. Cyriaque Ndayikengurukiye (Rwa) - 28:40.44 PB ...

Sunday, August 3, 2014, 12:00 AM

Cyclists register mixed results in time trial

RWANDAN CYCLING duo of Hadi Janvier and Valens Ndayisenga staged a promising performance on their debut in the men’s 38.4 kilometre time trial at the Commonwealth in Glasgow on Thursday.  Hadi finished  in 19th position  after clocking 54:47:41, while Ndayisenga managed a 23-...

Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

It’s a do or die for Amavubi

Today Rwanda vs Congo 3:30pm (0-2) Kenya vs Lesotho (0-1) Mauritania vs Uganda (0-2) Mozambique vs Tanzania (2-2) AMAVUBI STARS will be hoping to find an early goal as they seek to knock out Congo in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier this afternoon at the Kigali Regional Stadium....

Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 AM

Junior Wasps face uphill task

TodayRwanda vs Uganda 3pm JUNIOR WASPS face Uganda Cubs seeking to overturn the 4-0 deficit if they are to qualify to the final round of the Caf African Youth Championships qualifiers. The return leg game will be played at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu District this afternoon starting at 3pm. It...

Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 AM

Junior Wasps face uphill task

Today Rwanda vs Uganda 3pm  JUNIOR WASPS face Uganda Cubs seeking to overturn the 4-0 deficit if they are to qualify to the final round of the Caf African Youth Championships qualifiers. The return leg game will be played at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu District this afternoon starting at 3pm...

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwandan athletes improve personal record at Glasgow games

RWANDAN ATHLETES Cyriaque Ndayikengurukiye and Pontien Ntawuyirushintege could not make medal brackets but managed to improve their personal best time on their debut in the 5000m final of the Commonwealth Games held on Sunday at Hampden Track. Ndayikengurukiye whose national record has been at 13...

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana heads to US for PGA tour

RWANDA LEAD professional golfer Jean Baptiste Hakizimana has departed for United States ready to make his mark on his debut in the US PGA tour scheduled to start in August and end in November.  The PGA Tour is the organiser of the main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Uganda Cubs arrive for Wasps showdown

THE UGANDA U17 team (Cubs) arrived in Kigali yesterday ahead of Friday’s return leg of the 2015 Africa U-17 qualifiers which will be held in Rubavu.  The delegation, which is led by Uganda Football Federation’s (Fufa) Technical Director Asuman Lubowa spent a night in Kigali ahead...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mukandanga registers personal best in Glasgow

10,000m 1. Joyce Chepkirui (Ken) - 32:09.35 PB2. Florence Kiplagat (Ken) - 32:09.483. Emily Chebet (Ken) - 32:10.82 PB10. C. Mukandanga (Rwa) - 34:12.31 PB11. C. Mukasakindi (Rwa) - 34:52.86 CLEMENTINE MUKANDANGA registered a personal best time on...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwandan athletes improve personal record at Glasgow games

RWANDAN ATHLETES Cyriaque Ndayikengurukiye and Pontien Ntawuyirushintege could not make medal brackets but managed to improve their personal best time  on their debut in the 5000m final of the Commonwealth Games held on Sunday at Hampden Track. Ndayikengurukiye whose national record has been...

Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

Birori’s late strike sinks Hilal

Amavubi striker Dady Birori converted a late penalty in extra time to help DR Congo’s AS Vita register a 2-1 win over Sudanese giants Al-Hilal in a Caf Champions’ League Group A match played at the Kinshasa Stadium on Sunday. The win pushed AS Vita to top of the log with seven points,...

Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

Cecafa set to introduce Champions League

THE COUNCIL of East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) has revealed plans to introduce a new tournament - Cecafa Club Champions League-that will see the region’s top clubs battle for the top prize. The Cecafa General Secretary Nicholas Musonye confirmed the development on...

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

We still have a chance - Amavubi skipper

Friendly July 27Gabon vs Rwanda August 2Rwanda vs Congo AMAVUBI STARS skipper Haruna Niyonzima is upbeat ahead of the return leg against Congo Brazzaville though he was left disappointed after his side lost 2-0 in the first leg of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Pointe-Noire on...

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

We still have a chance – Amavubi skipper

Friendly match July 27 Gabon vs Rwanda  August 2 Rwanda vs Congo  AMAVUBI STARS skipper Haruna Niyonzima is upbeat ahead of the return leg against Congo Brazzaville though he was left disappointed after his side lost 2-0 in the first leg of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier...

Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Cecafa set to introduce Champions League

THE COUNCIL of East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) has revealed plans to introduce a new tournament - Cecafa Club Champions League-that will see the region’s top clubs battle for the top prize. The Cecafa General Secretary Nicholas Musonye confirmed the development on...

Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Disi ready to vie for medal in Glasgow

MARATHON RUNNER Dieudonné Disi departed for Glasgow yesterday in a buoyant mood ready to win Rwanda’s first medal at the Commonwealth Games, which started on Wednesday in Glasgow, Scotland.  Speaking to Times Sport yesterday, Disi who will compete on Sunday in the men’s...

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:00 AM

Losciuto signs one-year contract at Rayon Sports

BELGIAN Jean-François Losciuto has signed a one-year contract with Rayon Sports which will see him earn a monthly salary of Rwf3.4 million.  Losciuto started training with Rayon Sports on Monday.  Rayon Sports club president Théogène Ntampaka said on Wednesday,...

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:00 AM

KGC in fundraising drive for Hakizimana

KIGALI GOLF CLUB (KGC) is set to host a fundraising tournament on Saturday to raise funds for top professional player Jean-Baptiste Hakizimana’s upcoming US PGA tour. Hakizimana qualified to participate in the Western Ohio professional Golf Tour set to run from August 4 through November 30...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports face Yanga in Cecafa Kagame Cup opener

RAYON SPORTS will start their regional campaign of the Cecafa Kagame Cup with a date against five-time winners Young Africans of Tanzania on August 8 at Amahoro stadium.  The following day, Police will take on Sudan’s former African champions El Merreikh while three-time winners APR...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:00 AM