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Rwandans react to football legend Maradona's death

A cross section of Rwandans that include former players, coaches and ordinary football fans have paid glowing tribute to Argentinian football legend Diego Amando Maradona who died on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Maradona, who was 60 died of heart attack. He underwent a successful surgery for a...

Thursday, November 26, 2020, 1:18 PM

APR face Gorilla FC in league opener

December, 4 AS Muhanga vs Etincelles FC Rutsiro FC vs Rayon Sports FC Mukura VS vs Kiyovu SC Sunrise FC vs Gasogi United AS Kigali vs Police FC (Postponed) Espoir FC vs Bugesera FC Marines FC vs Gorilla FC APR FC vs Musanze FC (Postponed) DEFENDING champions APR will kick...

Thursday, November 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

No injury worries as APR gears up for Caf Champions League

APR has no new injury worries as the 2019/20 league champions prepare for their Caf champions league first leg tie against Kenyan giants Gor Mahia on Saturday, November 28 at Kigali stadium. APR coach Mohamad Adil Erradi said only star striker Jacques Tuyisenge is injured but added that the 29...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

Nizeyimana vows to guide Mukura to first league title

Mukura president Olivier Nizeyimana has promised to guide Mukura to a first league title after being voted as the club president on Sunday, November 22 for a 4-year term. Nizeyimana’s blueprint to guiding the Huye based side to league champions during his tenure includes recruiting better...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali’s Felix Ndekwe out of Confederation Cup with knee injury

AS Kigali attacking midfielder Felix Ndekwe will miss the first leg of the Confederation Cup tie against Orapa United of Botswana on Sunday, November 29. AS Kigali departed for Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana on Monday, November 23. Francis Gasana, the club’s Secretary General...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 12:00 AM

Top drivers set for Rallye des Mille Collines

Drivers from Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi will face off at this year’s Rallye des Mille Collines slated on the weekend of November 28 with the super special stage taking place in Bugesera District. The tournament, which is part of the Rwanda rally calendar Championship was postponed in...

Monday, November 23, 2020, 12:00 AM

Ex-Arsenal star Alex Song arrives in Rwanda for friendly matches - with his new Djibouti side

Alexandre Song, who recently signed for Djibouti's AS Arta Solar 7, is in Rwanda with his new team for two friendly matches against APR and AS Kigali. The 33-year-old former Arsenal, Barcelona, and Cameroon player arrived in the country on Thursday night and will lead his team against...

Friday, November 20, 2020, 4:08 PM

Rwandan coach Hitimana sacked at TZ side Namungo

Thierry Hitimana has been sacked by Tanzania topflight league side Namungo FC after a poor run of results. Hitimana, a former midfielder for local side Rayon Sports, was fired on Wednesday for what the club called ‘poor performance’ in the ongoing 2020/21 league...

Thursday, November 19, 2020, 11:17 AM

We can still qualify for AFCON, says coach Mashami

Amavubi coach Vincent Mashami is confident Rwanda still have a chance of qualifying for Afcon despite Rwanda being last in Group F behind Cameroon (eight points), Mozambique and (four points). The National side has not played in the Africa Nations cup since 2004 when they debuted in...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12:16 PM

Cape Verde sting Amavubi’s Africa Nations Cup hopes

Tuesday  Rwanda 0-0 Cape Verde RWANDA’S hopes of qualifying for next year’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is in tatters after a goalless draw against Cape Verde which means the national side will stay rooted at the bottom of the table with two points and zero goals scored...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 2:22 AM

Rayon skipper Nizeyimana in Zambia for trials

Rayon Sports midfielder Mirafa Nizeyimana is in Zambia where he is undergoing a trial at the NAPSA Stars, a top flight Zambian club. The 25-year-old who departed on Tuesday, November 17 has been at Rayon Sports for a year but has been talking to different teams which also include TAS de...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 2:21 AM

Amavubi out to sting Cape Verde

Tuesday Rwanda Vs Cape Verde 3pm CAT VINCENT Mashami, the head coach of the national football team Amavubi, has said that his players are in buoyant mood and ready to fight for all the points when they face Cape Verde at Kigali Stadium on Tuesday. Kick-off 3pm. Rwanda hosts the Blue Sharks...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 12:53 AM

Cecafa U-20 Cup: Rwanda withdraws from regional competition

The men’s U-20 national football team will not compete at the upcoming Cecafa U-20 Cup tournament in Tanzania, the local football governing body (Ferwafa) announced on Friday. The 2020 edition of the regional competition is scheduled for November 22 through December 6, and will also serve...

Saturday, November 14, 2020, 2:50 PM

APR offload suspended Ishimwe

Rwandan champions have terminated their contract with forward Kevin Ishimwe and is free to look for a new team ahead of next season, the club announced on Friday. Ishimwe, 25, had joined APR from AS Kigali on a two-year deal in September 2019. He also previously played for Rayon Sports. The...

Friday, November 13, 2020, 6:42 PM

AFCON Qualifiers: Amavubi hold Cape Verde to goalless draw

Thursday Group F Cape Verde 0-0 Rwanda Cameroon 4- 1 Mozambique Rwanda’s Amavubi settled for a goalless draw against Cape Verde on Thursday as they picked up their first point in Group F in the ongoing qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Vincent Mashami’s...

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 11:34 PM

We will be ready for Gor Mahia – APR coach Adil

Moroccan tactician Mohamed Erradi Adil is optimistic that APR will be ready to see off Kenyan giants Gor Mahia when the two sides square-off in the Caf Champions League later this month. APR were drawn against Gor in the preliminary round on Monday, with the first-leg scheduled for the...

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:13 AM

Vincent Mashami positive ahead of Cape Verde clash

Thursday Cape Verde Vs Rwanda (6pm CAT) The national football team's head coach, Vincent Mashami, has said that his squad has what it takes to snatch a positive result against Cape Verde when the two sides go head-to-head in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers on Thursday at...

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 1:28 AM

We must overcome APR fear factor – Gor Mahia

Gor Mahia assistant coach Patrick Odhiambo has urged his players to overcome what he called the ‘APR fear factor’ if they are to stand any chance advancing past the preliminary round of the 2020/21 Caf Champions League. The Kenyan champions have drawn Rwanda's APR ...

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 1:09 AM

Amavubi players urged to fight for ‘pride of the nation’ in Cape Verde

Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju, the Minister of Sports, has urged players of the national football team to aim for maximum points against Cape Verde when the two sides face-off in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers on Thursday. “We are behind you, the entire country is behind you,...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:38 AM

Nigerian striker Jimoh signs for Rayon

Rayon Sports have signed striker Sunday Oni Jimoh from Nigerian topflight league side Abia Warriors on a two-year deal, the club announced. Jimoh is the second major foreign signing at Rayon after Jean Vital Ourega, of Côte d'Ivoire, who joined the Blues from DR Congo giants TP Mazembe....

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:37 AM

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