Team Rwanda riders turn focus to Tour du Rwanda

After winning the team category position in the La Tropicale Amissa Bongo cycling competition last week, Team Rwanda captain Samuel Mugisha says the team will now start training ahead of Tour du Rwanda, the country’s premier cycling race that is slated for February. Team Rwanda had six...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 12:00 AM

Police coach Haringingo vows to beat APR

Tuesday Kiyovu vs Mukura (Kigali Stadium, 15:00)  Police vs APR (Kigali Stadium, 18:00) Police Football Club head coach Francis Christian Haringingo is a man full of confidence ahead of the Ubutwari Tournament second clash between his side and rivals APR at Kigali Stadium on...

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:27 AM

Heroes Cycling Cup: Habimana wins first senior race

Top five  Elite men 1. Jean Eric Habimana – 3h03'59" 2. Shemu Nsengiyumva – 3h05'40"  3. Eric Manizabayo – 3h06'30"  4. Patrick Byukusenge – 03h06'54"  5. Yves Nkurunziza –...

Monday, January 27, 2020, 3:29 PM

Cycling: All set for inaugural Heroes Cup

Riders and clubs will be looking to impress in their first race this season when they hit the road in the inaugural Heroes Cycling Cup race on Sunday. Organised in honour of the Rwandan Heroes ahead of the National Heroes Day on February 1, the race is a joint effort between Rwanda...

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

APR fight back to down Mukura in Ubutwari Cup

Saturday  Mukura 1-3 APR Police 2-1 Kiyovu Holders APR fought back from a goal down to beat Mukura Victory Sport 3-1 in the Ubutwari Cup tournament at Kigali Stadium on Saturday. With the win, it meant that Mohamed Adil Erradi’s army side are yet to lose a game this season,...

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rayon pull out of Ubutwari Cup

Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports have pulled out of this year’s Ubutwari football tournament, just a day before it starts. The development was confirmed to Saturday Sport by Jean Paul Nkurunziza, the club’s spokesperson. The last minute withdrawal is reportedly due to...

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

Kiyovu look to return to glory days after Azam deal

To build a winning team, financial stability is a must. And, thus is the hope for former giants SC Kiyovu following their recent Rwf132 sponsorship deal over four years with Azam Group. Having last captured the league title 27 years ago, it’s safe to say that the post-1994 era has not been...

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

Casa Mbungo in contention for Rayon coaching job

FORMER AS Kigali Football Club coach Andre Casa Mbungo has become the leading contender for Rayon Sports’s vacant coaching role. “We haven’t contacted any coach yet but we are all in agreement that there are three top candidates for the job. We will open talks soon before the...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 12:00 AM

SC Kiyovu risk transfer ban over salary arrears

SC Kiyovu Football club have until March 31 to pay salary arrears owed to their former coach Andre Casa Mbungo or face a transfer ban. When Mbungo joined Kiyovu in August 2017, the former AS Kigali coach was promised Rwf1.5 million as his monthly salary but a few months later, both parties...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 12:00 AM

League title still within reach, says Rayon striker Bizimana

YANNICK Bizimana believes Rayon Sports can still catch leaders APR and go on to retain the Rwanda Premier League title after thumping Espoir 3-0 on Saturday. The Blues’ win meant that they are now four points off the table summit. Bizimana, who scored two goals over the weekend, has...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 12:00 AM

Amissa Bongo 2020: Team Rwanda look for strong start

Monday (Stage 1) Bitam – Ebolowa (150 km) Team Rwanda riders will be looking for a strong start when the 15th La Tropicale Amissa Bongo gets underway in Bitam, Gabon, on Monday. Felix Sempoma and his six-man selection seek to win the famous Gabonese race for a second time in three...

Monday, January 20, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rayon thrash Espoir to cut gap on APR to four points

Sunday Gasogi vs Muhanga Gicumbi vs Police Musanze vs Mukura Sunrise vs Kiyovu Saturday  Etincelles 1-1 APR Rayon 3-0 Espoir  Heroes 0-0 Marines  RAYON Sports returned to their winning ways with a thumping 3-0 win over Espoir on Saturday as they cut the...

Sunday, January 19, 2020, 8:08 AM

Sports Ministry tips Team Rwanda for Amissa Bongo glory

Stage 1: Jan. 20: Bitam – Ebolowa (150 km) Stage 2: Jan. 21: Bitam – Oyem (110 km) Stage 3: Jan. 22: Mitzic – Ndjolé (180 km) Stage 4: Jan. 23: Lambaréné – Mouila (190 km) Stage 5: Jan. 24: Lambaréné – Kango (145 km) Stage 6: Jan. 25: Port Gentil – Port...

Sunday, January 19, 2020, 8:00 AM

Benediction secure Rwf40m sponsorship from Ignite Power

BENEDICTION Cycling Club have received a boost of Rwf40 million from their new sponsors Ignite Power for the upcoming 2020 season, the club has announced. And, as a result, the club will change the name to Team Benediction Ignite. The Rubavu-based side, created in 2005, participated in four...

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 12:23 AM

Etincelles keen to stun APR as champions Rayon host Espoir

Saturday Etincelles Vs APR 15:00 Heroes Vs Marines 15:00 Rayon Vs Espoir 15:00 Sunday Gasogi Vs Muhanga 15:00 Gicumbi Vs Police 15:00 Musanze Vs Mukura 15:00 Sunrise Vs Kiyovu 15:00 ETINCELLES face leaders APR looking to bounce back from their shock 1-0 defeat to...

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 12:07 AM

Team Rwanda off to Gabon for Amissa Bongo 2020 

TEAM Rwanda Cycling left the country for Gabon last night ahead of the 15th La Tropicale Amissa Bongo that starts on Monday. The seven-stage race will run through January 26 across five Gabonese provinces and some parts of neighbouring Cameroon. Under the coaching of Felix Sempoma, Team...

Friday, January 17, 2020, 10:29 AM

Azam to pump Rwf 132m in league side SC Kiyovu

Tanzanian pay television company Azam TV has agreed to sponsor Rwanda Premier League side SC Kiyovu to a tune of Rwf1132 million over the next four years, Times Sport understands. The deal will be signed this Friday. The Mumena-based outfit will wear shirts that have Azam logo on chest after...

Friday, January 17, 2020, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali eye ‘vital’ win vs Bugesera

Friday Bugesera vs AS Kigali 15:00 With the chances of winning the league title all but over, AS Kigali travel to Bugesera Stadium hoping to snatch a crucial away win against Bugesera FC as they continue to push for a position in the top half of the table. The match gets underway at 3pm...

Friday, January 17, 2020, 12:00 AM

Mashami to stay on as Amavubi head coach

RWANDA Football Federation (Ferwafa) has confirmed that Vincent Mashami will stay on as head coach of the senior men’s football team, Amavubi, after his current contract ran out in November. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Thursday afternoon by Regis Uwayezu, the Ferwafa...

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 4:39 PM

Mukura target top four finish

After falling out of the title race, Mukura Victory Sports have set themselves a target to finish in the top four in the Rwanda Premier League, head coach Spain Tony Hernandez has said. The Spaniard made the remarks after his team fought back to see off stubborn Sunrise 4-1 on...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 12:00 AM

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