Sugira named among best CHAN players

Amavubi striker Ernest Sugira has been named among the best 21 players of the just concluded Orange Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). The three week-tournament concluded on Sunday at Amahoro national stadium with DR Congo’s Les Leopard thrashing Mali 3-0 at the final to claim their second...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

DR Congo coach Ibenge hails Rwanda's hospitality

Sunday Final DR Congo 3-0 Mali Third Place Guinea 1-2 Côte d’Ivoire The Democratic Republic of Congo head coach, Jean-Florent Ibenge, has hailed Rwandans for being hospitable and supportive during the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament. “The most important...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kung-fu federation aims higher after securing IWUF membership

Rwanda Kung fu Federation is set for a wide range of changes after becoming full members of the International Wushu Federation (IWUF) on Friday, according to officials. The Beijing-based body governs Wushu (also referred to as Kung-fu) in all its forms worldwide which is recognised by the...

Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo duo misses Rio Olympics qualifiers

Taekwondo national team duo of Regis Iyumva and Aline Ndacyayisenga missed the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifiers that started n Saturday in the Moroccan city of Agadir, the local taekwondo federation has confirmed. Rwanda Taekwondo Federation secretary general, Placide Bagabo revealed that duo...

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Mugabe keen to lead Patriots to first hoops league title

SATURDAY MenRusizi vs IPRC-Kigali - 9amAPR vs U18 Boys Team - 10amCSK vs UR-Huye - 12pmPatriots vs UGB IPRC-South vs Espoir  WomenAPR vs The Hoops - 10amUR-Huye vs Ubumwe - 12pm SUNDAY MenRusizi vs Espoir - 9amAPR vs UR-Huye - 10amUGB vs U18 Boys Team - 12pm After guiding Patriots to...

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM

Ex-Rwandan player Tibingana joins AS Kigali

Former Amavubi, and APR right-winger Charles Mwesigye Tibingana has rejoined Rwanda national football league side, AS Kigali as a free agent signing a two-year deal, according to the club; team manager, John Nshimiye. The 22-year old Ugandan-born former Rwanda International had joined AS Kigali...

Friday, February 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Tuyisenge officially unveiled by Gor Mahia

Amavubi team captain Jacques Tuyisenge was officially unveiled by his new club Gor Mahia FC of the Kenya Premier League on Tuesday evening at the club secretariat, Nyayo national stadium in Nairobi. The 24-year-old striker left the country on Monday evening after Amavubi were knocked out of the...

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 12:00 AM

Handball fraternity mourns APR star Shimirwa

Local handball fraternity is mourning the sudden death of a key APR Handball Club player, Yvan Shimirwa, who passed on Monday evening in a road accident in Gatsibo District. He was 27. He died when a Fuso truck loaded with grains from Nyagatare en route to Kigali – that he was travelling in...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

Patriots, Ubumwe clinch Heroes' Hoops titles

Monday finals Men Espoir BBC 72-84 Patriots BBC Women Ubumwe BBC 74-66 APR BBC Patriots Basketball Club and Ubumwe Basketball Club in men and women categories, respectively, claimed this year’s national Heroes’ basketball tournament on Monday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, Kigali...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

Tuyisenge unveiled at Gor Mahia

Former Police FC forward Jacques Tuyisenge was on Tuesday evening officially unveiled at his new club, Gor Mahia FC, of Kenya. The event took place at the club’s offices at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi. The 24-year-old striker left the country on Monday evening for Nairobi after the...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

Guinea coach warns DR Congo ahead of semi-final clash

Wednesday DR Congo vs Guinea 4pm Thursday Ivory Coast vs Mali 4pm Ahead of Wednesday’s semi-final clash with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Guinea head coach Mohamed Kanfory Bangoura has warned that his side is determined to win the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) title....

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

APR Handball star Shimirwa dies in an accident

APR and the local handball fraternity are in deep sorrow following the sudden death of their player, Yvan Shimirwa, yesterday evening in a car accident. The fatality occurred in Kayonza District between Kiziguro and Kiramuruzi trading centres as the deceased was travelling from Nyagatare District...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kigali to host 2016 'Unleash African Football' festival

Streetfootballworld in collaboration with Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Association des Jeunes Sportifs de Kigali (Esperance) will organise the ‘Unleash African Football’ festival on February 6, at Kimisagara Football for Hope Centre in Kigali. Streetfootballworld is a...

Monday, February 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire clash in CHAN quarter-final cracker

SaturdayCameroon vs Côte d'Ivoire, 6pm - SS9/RTV As the knockout stage for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) gets underway, Huye Stadium will host the second quarter-final clash between archrivals Cameroon and Côte d'Ivoire on Saturday evening. Both are massive footballing...

Saturday, January 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

CHAN 2016: Ngomirakiza ruled out of DR Congo clash

Amavubi midfielder Hegman Ngomirakiza has been confirmed by head coach Johnny McKinstry as the only absentee from Saturday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-final clash with rivals DR Congo at Amahoro National Stadium. The 25-old attacking midfielder injured his knee in the final...

Saturday, January 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

Police handball club sign trio

Rwanda National Handball league reigning champions, Police HC have completed the signing of three players ahead of the start of the 2016 season, which is scheduled to start in March. The trio include; center-back Jean Luis Munezero from APR, right-winger Jean Nepomuscene from St. Aloys Rwamagana...

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo duo steps up training ahead of Olympic qualifiers

Aline Ndacyayisenga. The national taekwondo team has stepped up preparations ahead of the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifiers set for February 5-7 in Agadir, Morocco. The team is training from Amahoro Indoor stadium. The national team captain Regis Iyumva will compete in the U-58kg...

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

We are not afraid of Amavubi, says DR Congo coach Ibenge

DR Congo national team head coach Florent Ibenge has said his team is not scared of facing Rwanda in an Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) quarterfinal encounter on Saturday at Amahoro national stadium. Cameroon beat DR Congo 3-1 in a thrilling Group B match at Huye Stadium on Monday to...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Dussuyer hails players and calls for consistency

Ivory Coast head coach Michel Dussuyer has hailed his players for the outstanding performance after overwhelming Gabon 4-1 in Group A final game on Sunday evening at Huye stadium, a win that saw them storm the quarter-finals of the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). Michel Dussuyer. Les...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Cameroon beat DR Congo, Ethiopia eliminated

Monday Group B Cameroon 3-1 DR CongoEthiopia 1-2 Angola Cameroon overcame DR Congo 3-1 in their final group fixture of the 2016 African Nations Championship on Monday at Huye Stadium to finish top of Group B with seven points and set-up a quarter-final clash with Ivory Coast. The result meant...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 12:00 AM