Kagame Cup draw for today

THE 2014 Kagame Cup draw will be made today at Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) headquarters in Remera, Kigali City. The draw for the 40th edition will include thirteen clubs from East and Central Africa which will converge in Kigali to participate in the two-week contest set for August 9-24...

Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gabonese team arrive for Amavubi friendly tie

International friendly match SaturdayRwanda vs Gabon Afcon Qualifier - July 20Congo vs Rwanda GABONESE FOOTBALL TEAM, Les Panthères, arrived in the country last night ahead of their scheduled international friendly match against Rwanda’s Amavubi on Saturday at Kigali Regional...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports set for KAVC Memorial tourney

RAYON SPORTS VOLLEYBALL club has confirmed its participation in this year’s NSSF-KAVC International Memorial tournament scheduled for August 9-10 in Kampala, Uganda. Twenty-four foreign teams have been invited for the NSSF-KAVC International Memorial tournament. By press time, Rayon Sport...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana wins Rwanda Golf Open title

RWANDA’S lead professional golfer Jean Baptista Hakizimana defied odds to win the 18th Rwanda Golf Open over the weekend at the Par 72 Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama. Hakizimana fired an amazing 292 over the four days to overcome Kenyan challenge led by second-placed Dismas Indiza, Simon...

Monday, July 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

Athletes gear up for Commonwealth Games

THE RWANDA national team has intensified preparations ahead of the 2014 edition of the quadrennial championship scheduled for July 23 in Glasgow, Scotland. The team composed of 21 athletes and 12 officials is camping in Kanombe, Gasabo district since the start of this month after several months of...

Sunday, July 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Amavubi regroup for Congo Afcon Qualifier

International friendly match Friendly match, July 12 Rwanda vs. Gabon Nations Cup qualifier, July 20 Congo vs. Rwanda AMAVUBI HEAD COACH Stephen Constantine has named a 30-man provisional squad to start preparations for the final qualifying round tie of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon...

Sunday, July 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kanamugire optimistic ahead of Uganda clash

Second round Afcon qualifier, July 18 Uganda v Rwanda  RWANDA NATIONAL U-17 head coach, Aloys Kanamugire is optimistic of a positive performance ahead of the Junior Wasps’ clash against Uganda on July 18 in Kampala.  Addressing the media yesterday, Kanamugire said, “I have...

Sunday, July 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

APR lift eighth Peace Cup title

2014 Peace Cup final APR 1-0 Police  LEAGUE CHAMPIONS APR proved a nut to break as they edged Police to win the 2014 Peace Cup title, their eighth domestic cup title since 2002.  Michel Ndahinduka scored the lone goal in the 61st minute to enable the military side celebrate their...

Saturday, July 5, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kagere in $10,000 move to KF Tirana

AMAVUBI AND RAYON SPORTS striker Meddie Kagere is set to join Albania’s top division club KF Tirana on a two-year contract.  According to KF Tirana, Kagere signed a two-year contract with the club on Monday, June 30. KF Tirana is the most successful Albanian football club, with 49 major...

Saturday, July 5, 2014, 12:00 AM

Amavubi line up Gabon friendly on July 12

Friendly match July 12 Rwanda vs. Gabon Nations Cup qualifier July 20 Congo vs. Rwanda RWANDA’S senior football team, Amavubi will face Gabon in a build-up match aimed at fine tuning them ahead of the 2015 Nations Cup qualifier against Congo Brazzaville scheduled to be held in Pointe-...

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

Liberation tennis tourney returns

RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BANK (BRD) has earmarked Rwf8 million for the 20th Liberation Day Tennis Competition. The tournament is an annual event although it was not held last year. Speaking to journalists last week, BRD’s public relations officer Frank Abaho said: “For this year, it is a...

Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda to face Uganda in U-17 Afcon qualifiers

RWANDA U-17 FOOTBALL TEAM will face Uganda in the next qualifying round of the CAF youth U17 preliminary qualifiers next month. Rwanda was exempted from playing first round matches and had to wait for the next opponent between Uganda and Seychelles. On Sunday, Uganda registered three first half...

Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

APR sets up battle with Police in Peace Cup finals

Peace Cup Final July 4APR vs. Police LEAGUE WINNERS APR Fc will be hoping to seal a seventh Peace Cup title when they face rivals Police Fc in the final of this year’s competition slated for July 4 at Stade de Kigali. APR cruised to the final after securing a 3-2 win over SC Kiyovu in...

Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports appoints head coach today

RAYON SPORTS will today pick the head coach after spending a month scouting for a potential tactician who will guide them to success in the upcoming season. Tweleve foreign coaches expressed their desire to manage the Nyanza-based club but after an assessment, only one out of the three remaining...

Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Tardy’s four-year stint ends

COACH RICHARD TARDY’S reign in Rwanda ends this month with the French-born coach satisfied with where he has left Rwandan youth football. Tardy’s contract as the Technical Director and U-17 & U-20 coach ends on June 30 and after being denied a contract extension, the 64-year old...

Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kigali to host Cecafa Kagame Cup in August

AFTER a long wait, Kigali has been confirmed as the venue for the 2014 edition of the Cecafa Kagame club championship scheduled for August 9 to 23. The Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) Secretary General Nicholas Musonye confirmed the development in a news...

Friday, June 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana eyes Florida golf tour

RWANDA’S lead professional golfer Jean Baptista Hakizimana has been invited to participate in this year’s Tony Jacklin West Florida golf tour set for August to December in the US. Hakizimana told Times Sport yesterday that competing in the West Florida golf tour will enable him secure...

Friday, June 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Musonye in Kigali to finalise Kagame Cup preps

THE Council of East and Central African Football Associations (Cecafa) Secretary General, Nicholas Musonye is in Rwanda for a three-day official visit aimed at finalising preparations for the 2014 Kagame Cup slated for August in Kigali.   “I am here to engage Rwanda Football...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Goalie Mutuyimana, Sofapaka Club seal deal

SC KIYOVU goal keeper Evariste Mutuyimana is on the verge of joining 2009 Kenya Premier League (KPL) champions Sofapaka after agreeing terms with the Nairobi-based club. According to a statement on the Sofapaka official website, the club’s president Elly Kalekwa confirmed that the club has...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mt. Gorilla Rally preps gain momentum

After Round 4 - Oryx Tanzania Rally Position Drivers           Pts Gary Chaynes (Civ)             58 Jaspreet Chatthe (Ken)     58 Mohamed Essa (Zam)     50 Giancarlo Davite (Rwa)     27 Morifere...

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:00 AM