Thirteen countries qualify for CHAN finals tournament

Following the end of the qualifying rounds over the weekend, a total of 13 countries booked their tickets to the 4th edition of the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016 slated for January 16 to February 7. Many of the African giants qualified including the 2009 and 2011 champions...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 12:00 AM

Trio to compete in Uganda Tennis Open

Three local players have confirmed they will compete in the forthcoming Uganda Open tournament slated for November 2-7 at the Lugogo courts in Kampala. The tournament returns for the first time since 2013 when Rwanda’s top seed Jean Claude Gasigwa (RIP) defeated his counterpart, Dieudonne...

Monday, October 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Grassroots coaches complete five-day training course

A total of 35 local football Academy coaches have pledged to embark on detecting, developing and nurturing the country’s best young talents in their respective areas. They made the pledge following the end of the FIFA grassroots football coaching course on Friday at Rwanda Football...

Monday, October 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Trio set for FIFA Futuro III instructors' course

Three Rwandan referee technical and fitness instructors departed yesterday to Morocco aboard SN Brussels to attend the FIFA FUTURO III referee instructors’ course slated for October 26 to November 1 in Agadir. The trio that includes Eric Ruhamiriza, Appollinaire Munyangoga and Gustave Barihe...

Sunday, October 25, 2015, 12:00 AM

Police H-ball club eye first Champions League win

Today Group A Ittihad                    vs          Police         2pm Stade Mandji     ...

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 12:00 AM

35 local coaches in FIFA grassroots coaching clinic

A total of 35 local Academy coaches are currently undergoing a FIFA grassroots football Coaching Course at Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) headquarters in Remera. The clinic started on Monday and ends Saturday. The six-day course was initiated by the World football governing body (FIFA) in...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 12:00 AM

Police win Carre d'As handball tournament

Handball league champions Police on Sunday left the country for the African Handball Champions League slated for October 21-30 in Nador, Morocco, a day after winning the Carré d’As tournament. The Carré d’As tournament featured the top four clubs in the league, including...

Monday, October 19, 2015, 12:00 AM

Golf team begin preps ahead of East African Challenge

The national amateur golf team has begun daily training ahead of the 17th edition of the East African Golf Challenge slated for 7-11 November at the Par-18 Kigali Golf course in Nyarutarama. The eight-man team has started training twice a day since the start of this week under the watchful eye of...

Sunday, October 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

Sunrise FC seek to add to Mukura's misery

TodayMukura vs Sunrise FCBugesera vs Amagaju FCEtincelles vs Gicumbi FC Sunrise FC will be seeking to hand Mukura Victory Sports a second successive defeat when the two sides meet on Sunday at Muhanga stadium following 2-0 defeat against Rayon Sports the last time out, according to head coach...

Sunday, October 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

APR coach eyes Carre d'As Handball title

Saturday  Police vs Inyeramihigo 10amAPR vs ES Kigoma 11:20am After missing out on the handball league title to archrivals Police, APR handball club coach Anaclet Bagirishya has vowed to make amends in the Carré d’As tournament set for Saturday at UR-College of Education ground...

Saturday, October 17, 2015, 12:00 AM

Police name squad for African Handball Champions League

Police handball club coach sgt. Albert Sibomana has named a 14-player squad ahead of the forthcoming African Handball Champions league slated for October 21-30 in Nador, Morocco. The 2015 national league champions are currently in intensive training at Kimisagara Youth Center in preparation for...

Friday, October 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team to compete in Morocco International Open

Rwanda national taekwondo team has confirmed their participation in the Morocco International Taekwondo Open slated for November 27-29 in Agadir. The three-day event will come two days after the Rwanda team makes its debut in the 11th edition of Tournoi International de Paris slated for November...

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 12:00 AM

Mukura VS assistant coach Muvunyi resigns

Mukura Victory Sports long-serving assistant coach Felix Muvunyi has confirmed his departure from the Huye-based club on mutual grounds after 12 years with the Azam Rwanda Premier League side. Felix Muvunyi. Muvunyi joined the four-time winners of Coupe du 05 Juillet (now Peace Cup) in 2003...

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwanda drops by two in latest FIBA World Rankings

Rwanda men’s basketball team has dropped by two places from 62nd to 64th n in the latest FIBA World rankings released recently in Mies, Switzerland after the 2015 Continental Championships. The drop follows Rwanda’s failure to qualify for this year’s FIBA Afrobasket finals held...

Sunday, October 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Mukura, Police square off in friendly match

Today Mukura vs Police FC 3:30pm With the Azam Rwanda Premier League on the break, Police take on Mukura in a friendly match at Kicukiro stadium, three weeks after the two teams met in the opening match of the Azam Rwanda Premier League, which Police won 2-1 at Muhanga stadium. Mukura Victory...

Saturday, October 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Police begin preps ahead of African Handball Champions League

Rwanda national handball league champions Police have started training in preparation for the African Handball Champions League slated for October 21-30 in Nador, Morocco.  The team is training at Kimisagara youth sports centre. The four-time Rwandan league winners are set to fly to Morocco...

Friday, October 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ruterana vows to end Rwanda Open drought

Rwanda’s number two professional golfer, Emmanuel Ruterana is aiming to end a three-year title drought by winning this year’s Rwanda Open title which is slated for November 11-14 at the Par-18 Kigali Golf Club course in Nyarutarama. The annual tournament, which was supposed to take...

Friday, October 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ten Kungfu players to benefit from Chinese scholarships

A total of 10 Rwandan Kungfu players will benefit from China’s International Kungfu Federation (IKFF) scholarships that will range from one to three years at Beijing Shaolin Wushu School. The programme is part of the federation’s undertaking to develop Rwanda martial arts. The ten, all...

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 12:00 AM

Bizimungu wary of Azam Premier league fixture congestion

Newly promoted Rwanda Azam Premier league side Bugesera FC head coach, Ali Bizimungu has complained of the congested football league fixtures which he said will wear out teams like Bugesera that have thin squads.   Since the start of the 2015/16 season last month, clubs have been playing...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 12:00 AM

CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup set for November

The 38th edition of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup will run from November 21-6 December in Addis Ababa-Ethiopia, according to the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA). The two week annual tournament will resume this year after failing to take place in 2014 following...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 12:00 AM