Kiyovu: Is Rwanda’s ‘Liverpool’ finally getting its mojo back?

The last time SC Kiyovu had the league trophy in their hands was in 1993. It is the very year that they lifted their last major silverware – a wait too long even for their staunchest fan to stomach. The Mumena-based side are widely likened – by local pundits and fans – with...

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 12:00 AM

Bayisenge in advanced talks with AS Kigali

Local outfit AS Kigali have closed in on a swoop for Rwanda international Emery Bayisenge, club officials have said. Bayisenge, whose contract with Bangladeshi side Saif Sporting Club runs until next year, will, according to reports, not rejoin the club due to the Asian country’s visa...

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 12:00 AM

Amavubi looking for friendly match before Cape Verde tie

VINCENT Mashami, head coach of the men’s senior national football team, has said that his side could use an international friendly match before November’s double-header against Cape Verde in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. Rwanda will face Cape Verde twice within 10...

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 12:00 AM

APR manager Erradi excited for Tuyisenge's signing

Moroccan tactician Adil Erradi has said that he is excited for APR’s signing of forward Jacques Tuyisenge and looks forward to work with him next season. The 28-year old was unveiled as the club’s latest arrival on Friday. Following his signing, which ended weeks of...

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Tuyisenge completes Rwf48m move to APR

JACQUES Tuyisenge has completed his long-awaited move to APR on a two-year contract after one season with Angolan outfit Petro Atletico de Luanda. The Rwanda international signed for the army side in a reportedly deal worth USD50,000 (about Rwf48 million), and will keep...

Friday, September 18, 2020, 11:48 AM

Kiyovu release seven players

Sports Club Kiyovu have released seven players who are deemed surplus to requirements, the club has announced. After making big name signings in the ongoing transfer window, Mumena-based signed big names ahead of the new season which has been postponed until further notice but today have...

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 12:00 AM

Amavubi in fitness training ahead of AFCON Qualifiers

Players of the men’s senior national football team have started informal fitness training at Amahoro Stadium as the resumption of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers edges closer. The qualifiers for AFCON 2021 restart in November after a long hiatus due to the Covid-19...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 12:00 AM

Topflight league season postponed indefinitely, will start ‘when it’s safe’

After previously targeting October 30 as the starting day for the 2020/21 Rwanda Premier League, the Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has announced that the season has been postponed until further notice. Ferwafa informed clubs of the new development in a letter last Friday,...

Monday, September 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Mukura ink Rwf50m sponsorship deal with Hyundai Rwanda

Rwanda Premier League side Mukura have signed an agreement with Hyundai Rwanda to sponsor the club to a tune of Rwf50 million in the upcoming 2020/21 season. As part of the deal, the Huye-based outfit will wear shirts that have Hyundai logo on the chest. “As Hyundai, we are happy to...

Monday, September 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Ferwacy confirm tentative dates for Tour du Rwanda

Preparations for the 13th Tour du Rwanda have started and tentative dates for the race have been set, the Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) has announced. While the decision is pending approval from the world cycling governing body (UCI), the 2021 edition of the annual Tour du Rwanda is...

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 12:00 AM

Gasogi release four players

Gasogi United have announced that up to four players have been released as the club continues to build a competitive team for the upcoming Rwanda Premier League season. The quartet including former Rwanda international forward Isaac Muganza, along with midfielder Abdoul Mudeyi, Yves Habimana and...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:00 AM

Mukura sign former Rayon goalie Bashunga

Former Rayon Sports goalkeeper Abouba Bashunga has joined rivals Mukura on a one-year contract, the club announced on Tuesday. The 26-year old played for Zambian side Buildcon last season and also previously featured for Kenyan outfit Bandali. Bashunga, who was Rayon Sports’ first...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:00 AM

Forward Sibomana joins Police on one-year contract

PATRICK Sibomana has joined Rwanda Premier League side Police on a one-year deal, until end of the 2020/21 season. The 25-year old, who was released by Tanzania giants Young Africans last month, completed the move on Tuesday afternoon after passing a medical at the club. For months, the...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 8:47 PM

Rayon face player registration ban over Minneart’s dismissal case

The local football governing body (Ferwafa) has confirmed an unprecedented ban on Rwanda Premier League side Rayon Sports, ruling that the club are – effective immediately – not allowed to register any player ahead of the upcoming 2020/21 campaign. The ban, according to a statement...

Monday, September 7, 2020, 1:16 PM

Skipper Serumogo confident about SC Kiyovu's chances for league title

Skipper Ally Serumogo is optimistic that his side SC Kiyovu has ‘the best chance’ to end their long way for a league title next season. Kiyovu have not been crowned Rwanda Premier League champions in the last 27 years – an unbearable wait for a club that clinched four...

Saturday, September 5, 2020, 12:00 AM

Kagere, Tuyisenge in talks over possible move to APR

APR have reportedly made official contact and opened talks with strikers Meddie Kagere and Jacques Tuyisenge over possible moves ahead of the 2020/21 campaign. The two prolific strikers are also former teammates at Police FC, in the Rwanda Premier League, and Kenya giants Gor Mahia. Tuyisenge...

Friday, September 4, 2020, 10:08 AM

Spaniard Hernandez resigns as Mukura manager

TONY Hernandez has stepped down as head coach for Rwanda Premier League side Mukura after one season with the 2018 Peace Cup winners. Hernandez’s departure was confirmed to Times Sport by Eugène Sakindi, Mukura’s vice-president, on Thursday. The Spaniard was appointed as interim...

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 11:04 AM

Volleyball: Kirehe players petition club over eight-month salary arrears

The players for national volleyball league side Kirehe have reportedly gone eight months without pay.  This publication also understands that coaching staff are owed salary arrears for 12 months. The players, who preferred anonymity because they are not supposed to take the issue to the...

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 12:00 AM

KCCA turn down APR’s offer for defender Nemeyimana

Rwanda Premier League champions APR have reportedly had their bid of USD50,000 (about Rwf48 million) for Samuel Kato Nemeyimana rejected by Ugandan side KCCA. Times Sport has learned that KCCA have slapped a USD100,000 price tag on the towering central defender. According to reports in local...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 11:06 AM

Forward Monnet-Paquet open to Amavubi call-up

KEVIN MONNET-PAQUET, a forward for French Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne, is open to represent Rwanda at international level if given a chance. The 32-year-old, born to a Rwandan mother and French father, revealed this in an interview with local radio B&B Umwezi on Wednesday. “It’...

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 12:00 AM

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