Mukura start training ahead of new season

PEACE CUP holders, due to Mukura victory Sports, have started preparations for the upcoming 2018/2019 Azam Rwanda Premier League start next month. The Huye-based side are also readying for their CAF Confederation Cup debut next year. Mukura beat Rayon Sports in the Peace Cup final last month to...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 10:14 PM

Rayon can eliminate Enyimba away from home, says Robertinho

Sunday Quarter-finals (first-leg) Rayon 0-0 Enyimba CARA 1-2 Raja Casablanca Al Masry 1-0 USM Alger AS Vita 3-1 RSB Berkane Rayon Sports head coach Roberto ‘Robertinho’ Oliveira has warned Nigeria’s Enyimba FC that nothing is decided yet and his men are able to get work...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:27 AM

Mukunzi, Mubumbyi in Sweden for Pro trials

Rayon Sports midfielder Yannick Mukunzi and Bugesera striker Bernabe Mubumbyi are set to seal moves to Sweden second division side Sundvikens IF. Mukunzi and Mubumbyi left the country for Sweden yesterday, and are reportedly going to train with the team for three weeks under rigorous trials until...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:24 AM

Rayon held at home by Nigeria’s Enyimba

Sunday Rayon 0-0 Enyimba CARA 1-2 Raja Casablanca Rayon Sports were Sunday held to a goalless draw by Nigerian outfit Enyimba in their first leg clash of the Total CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals at the Kigali Stadium. Following their goalless spoils, it was left for all to be sorted...

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 11:37 PM

Rayon Sports eye home victory over Enyimba

Sunday Rayon      Vs     Enyimba 3PM RAYON Sports head coach Roberto Oliveira Goncalves has fired a warning to Enyimba that his side will be looking for a home win when the two sides face-off this afternoon at Kigali Stadium. The game starts at 3PM...

Saturday, September 15, 2018, 11:52 PM

Rwatubyaye urges teammates to keep cool heads ahead of Enyimba clash

ABDUL Rwatubyaye has challenged Rayon Sports teammates to hold their nerve, and step up their performance, when they host Nigerian giants Enyimba in CAF Confederation Cup’s quarter-finals at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. The Blues host the first leg in Kigali tomorrow before playing away to...

Friday, September 14, 2018, 11:39 PM

Radu revels in ‘dream’ move to Rayon Sports

New Rayon Sports acquisition Eric ‘Radu’ Iradukunda is confident in his decision to join the Blues and is ready to help the club compete for honours starting with the upcoming 2018-19 season. The right-back signed a two-year renewable contract with Rayon Sports on Wednesday, ending a...

Friday, September 14, 2018, 11:19 PM

Akwos keen on building peace through sports for youth

FÉLICITÉ Rwemalika, the head of the Association of Kigali Women in Sports (AKWOS) has said that building lasting peace has to start with the youth and sports are a good tool to achieve the target. The former Rwanda Football Association’s head of women’s football said this during an...

Friday, September 14, 2018, 11:16 PM

Circuit beach volleyball tourney due this weekend

Rwanda Volleyball Federation, (FRVB) has organised the fourth edition of the annual circuit beach volleyball tournament, a two-day showpiece that gets underway today and concludes Sunday at Palm Beach in Rubavu District. According to FRVB Technical Director, Gertrude Kubwimana, the event is aimed...

Friday, September 14, 2018, 11:14 PM

Kwizera urged to ‘grow up’ after howler against Ivory Coast

LUC Eymael, the head coach of South African side Free State Stars, has urged his goalkeeper Olivier Kwizera to grow up after making a horrible blunder against Ivory Coast during the AFCON qualifiers Group H clash at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. The Rwanda international was the main highlight of the...

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10:16 PM

Bimenyimana fires warning to Enyimba

Rayon Sports striker Bonfils Caleb Bimenyimana is confident the Blues can overcome Nigerian outfit Enyimba FC when the sides face off in the first-leg of their CAF Confederation Cup’s last eight tie at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. The in-form Bimenyimana says he is unmoved by the reputation and...

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10:14 PM

Enyimba expected in Kigali Friday ahead of Rayon clash

Sunday Rayon Vs Enyimba Nigerian champions Enyimba FC will arrive in Kigali on Friday night ahead of the much awaited encounter against Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in the two sides’ first-leg clash of their last eight tie in the ongoing 2018 Total CAF Confederations Cup. According to the...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 11:35 PM

Ferwafa laughs off bribery allegations by CAF referee

The local football governing body, Ferwafa, has played down allegations that Namibian referee Jackson Pavaza was tempted with a bribe to manipulate the result of the 2019 Afcon qualifier between Rwanda and Ivory Coast played at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. The FIFA and CAF match official, Pavaza, was...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 11:21 PM

Mashami positive despite loss against Cote d’Ivoire

Rwanda’s Amavubi head coach Vincent Mashami praised his players’ character despite a 2-1 home defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their Group H Afcon qualifier at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. Goals from Jonathan Kodjia in the 45+1 minute and Max Allain Gradel in the 48th minute were enough...

Monday, September 10, 2018, 11:43 PM

Amavubi slip further in Afcon qualifiers

AFCON2019 Qualifiers results Sunday Rwanda  1-2  Côte d’Ivoire Guinea  1-0  CAR Madagascar  2-2  Senegal South Sudan  0-3  Mali Togo  0-0  Benin Ethiopia  1-0  Sierra Leone Congo  1-1  Zimbabwe Angola...

Monday, September 10, 2018, 1:39 AM

2018/19 football league set for October

THE 2018/19 Rwanda national football league will start in October instead of September according to the country’s football governing body Ferwafa president Brig Gen (rtd) Jean Damascène Sekamana. Sekamana said that the league will kick off in early October although the final date has not yet...

Monday, September 10, 2018, 1:36 AM

Buoyant Amavubi out to sting Les Elephants

Sunday Group H Rwanda    Vs     Ivory Coast 15:30 Guinea      Vs     CAR 16:30 WHEN the Amavubi Stars trot onto the field this afternoon against the Les Elephants of Ivory Coast, they will have a few things on mind...

Saturday, September 8, 2018, 11:37 PM

Rayon start training without key players ahead of Enyimba tie

Quarter-finals First legs: Sept 16, second: Sept 23 Rayon (RWA) Vs Enyimba (NGR) CARA (CGO) Vs Raja Casablanca (MAR) Al Masry (EGY) Vs USM Alger (ALG) AS Vita (COD) Vs RSB Berkane (MAR) Semi-finals First legs: Oct 3, second: Oct 24 Rayon/Enyimba Vs CARA/Raja Masry/USM Alger Vs AS...

Friday, September 7, 2018, 11:11 PM

We can sting anyone at home, says Amavubi’s Rwatubyaye

Sunday Group H Rwanda    Vs     Ivory Coast 15:30 Guinea      Vs     CAR 16:30 Rwanda international Abdul Rwatubyaye believes Amavubi are capable of beating Ivory Coast as the two sides gear up for their AFCON Group...

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 11:34 PM

Ivory Coast names strong squad for Rwanda tie

September 9 Rwanda Vs Ivory Coast Ivory Coast has named a star-studded team ahead of the 2019 AFCON Qualifier against Rwanda which will be played on September 9 at Kigali Stadium, in Nyamirambo. Manchester United centre back Eric Bailly and Tottenham’s Serge Aurier have been named in a 23-...

Friday, August 31, 2018, 10:49 PM