Johnson appointed as new Ferwafa technical director

BRITON LEE JOHNSON has been appointed as the new Technical Director of Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa).  According to Ferwafa, Johnson has been offered a two-year contract after emerging the best from a handful of shortlisted applicants.  Speaking in a news briefing yesterday at...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Hudu lined up for Kenya, Lesotho clash

RWANDA’S FIFA/CAF referee Munyemana Hudu has been picked to officiate the 2015 Afcon third round second leg match between Kenya and Lesotho on August 3 in Nakuru. Munyemana was named the center referee hours after handling Uganda’s 2-0 win over Mauritania over the weekend in Kampala....

Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

Chaynes extends lead in ARC standings

IVORIAN GARY CHYANES extended his lead in the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) standings despite finishing second in the 2014 Rwanda Mt. Gorilla Rally which climaxed over the weekend in Kigali.  Zambian rally ace Essa Mohammad won the Mt. Gorilla Rally of Rwanda to move within a point of...

Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

We will turn tables in Kigali – Constantine

August 2 Rwanda vs Congo Mauritania vs Uganda Kenya vs Lesotho Mozambique vs Tanzania AMAVUBI TEAM tactician Stephen Constantine has not lost hope as Amavubi prepare for the second leg against Congo Brazzaville in a bid to qualify to the group stage round of the 2015 Africa Nations’...

Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

A big setback for Amavubi

2015 Afcon qualifiers Yesterday Congo 2-0 Rwanda Lesotho 1-0 Kenya Tanzania 2-2 Mozambique Benin 1-0 Malawi Saturday Uganda 2-0 Mauritania Botswana 2-0 Guinea Bissau Sierra Leone  2-0 Seychelles AMAVUBI SUFFERED a major blow in their quest to qualify to the next round of the 2015...

Sunday, July 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Amavubi seek early advantage against Congo

2015 Afcon Qualifiers TodayCongo vs. RwandaLesotho vs KenyaBenin vs MalawiTanzania vs Mozambique YesterdayBotswana 2-0 Guinea BissauUganda 2-0 Mauritania RWANDA’S AMAVUBI play away to the Red Devils of Congo in the first leg of the 2015 Nations Cup pre-qualifiers knowing anything short of...

Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

End of the road for Davite

HOPES OF national champion Giancarlo Davite reviving his chances of bouncing back into contention for the Africa rally championship title suffered a major blow yesterday as his Mistubishi Evo 10 broke down on the second day of the 2014 Rwanda Mountain Gorilla rally. Davite navigated by Slyvia...

Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Junior Wasps suffer poor start

YesterdayTanzania 0-0 South AfricaUganda 4-0 RwandaMozambique 2-1 Angola RWANDA’S U-17 national team endured a painful start to their Africa Nations’ Cup return as they lost 4-0 in the first leg of the first round of the U17 qualifier against Uganda yesterday in Kampala. The Junior...

Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Junior Wasps aim to end two-year drought

CAF 2015 U-17 Qualifier: Today, 1pm Uganda vs Rwanda Mozambique vs Angola Cameroon vs Burkina Faso Benin vs Mali Sunday Zambia vs Botswana DR Congo vs Nigeria Togo vs Senegal Guinea vs Morocco Libya vs Côte d’Ivoire Egypt vs Congo Ethiopia vs Gabon RWANDA’S U-17...

Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:00 AM

Zanzibar ready to host EAC Military Games

TANZANIA HAS started preparations for this year’s East African Community (EAC) Military Games and Cultural Events which will be held in Zanzibar from August 18-31. The Military Games and Cultural Events 2014 Preparation Committee Chairman, Brigadier General Cyril Mhaiki, told journalists in...

Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:00 AM

Team Rwanda safe at ‘sick’ Glasgow athletes’ village

RWANDA’S TEAM at the Commonwealth Games is in good health despite reported cases of diarrhoea out break at the athletes’ village in Dalmarnock area a week before the action begins. Ten cases of Games staff falling ill were reported on Wednesday but just a few hours later at around...

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Junior Wasps ready to battle Uganda Cubs

CAF Youth Qualifier Saturday, 1pm Uganda vs. Rwanda RWANDA U-17 team  (Junior Wasps) are confident of picking results when they face Uganda Cubs on Saturday in the second round of the Africa Nations Championship qualifier at Namboole Stadium in Kampala.  “We are ready to face...

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda moves 7 places up in Fifa rankings

RWANDA HAS moved seven places up in the latest Fifa/Coca-Cola world rankings released yesterday in Zurich. Amavubi jumped from 116th to 109th globally after registering a 1-0 win over Gabon in last week’s international friendly match played in Kigali, which was among the 46 friendlies...

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Constantine optimistic ahead of Congo qualifier

2015 Afcon Qualifier SundayCongo vs Rwanda  THE national team will register a positive result away to Congo Brazzaville in the first leg of the final preliminary round of qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations slated for Sunday in Pointe-Noire. Amavubi head coach Stephane Constantine has...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Davite faces stiff competition in Mt. Gorilla Rally

After Round 4: Position Drivers PtsGary Chaynes (Civ) 58Jaspreet Chatthe (Ken) 58Mohamed Essa (Zam) 50Giancarlo Davite (Rwa) 27Morifere Soumoro (Civ) 18Abdu Sempebwa (Uga) 18  RWANDA’S RALLY driver Giancarlo Davite will need to have his car in good mechanical shape if he is to revive...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Amavubi head to Pointe-Noire today

2015 Afcon qualifier Saturday Congo vs. Rwanda International friendly match July 24 Gabon vs. Rwanda August 2 Rwanda vs. Congo THE National football team depart for Congo Brazzaville today ahead of the scheduled 2015 Africa Nations second round qualifier slated for this Saturday...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon close in on Burundi’s Kwizera

FORMER LEAGUE Champions Rayon Sports are on the verge of signing Burundian attacking midfielder Pierrot Kwizera from Cote d’Ivoire’s premier league club Afad Jekano.  According to club president Theogene Ntampaka, Kwizera is expected in Kigali on Sunday this week to put pen to...

Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

APR is my only worry–KCCA coach

UGANDA’S KCCA FC coach George Nsimbe has pointed out three-time winners APR as their main group stage threat in this year’s Cecafa Kagame Cup tournament set to run from August 8-24 in Kigali. Speaking to Ugandan media over the weekend, Nsimbe who is looking to beef up his curriculum...

Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Tuyisenge header seals it for Amavubi

International Build up Game YesterdayRwanda 1-0 Gabon Afcon Qualifier July 20Congo vs Rwanda A FIRST HALF strike from Jacques Tuyisenge helped Amavubi seal a win over Les Pantheres of Gabon in a Fifa international match played yesterday at Kigali regional stadium. The Police FC striker scored...

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Cecafa Kagame Cup: APR drawn in Pool B

Group A: Rayon Sport (Rwanda), Yanga (Tanzania), Coffee (Ethiopia), Atlbara (South Sudan) and KMKM (Zanzibar). Group B: APR (Rwanda), KCC (Uganda), Flambeau de l’est (Burundi), Gor Mahia (Kenya) and Telecom (Djibouti) Group C: Vital’O (Burundi), El Merreikh (Sudan), Police (Rwanda)...

Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:00 AM