Solidarity Academy eye regional schools girls’ football title

NYARUGENGE-BASED Solidarity Academy secondary school are targeting to win the girls’ football title in this year’s East African post primary (FEASSA) games scheduled for August 20-30 in Lira, Northern Uganda.Solidarity Academy will be marking their third consecutive appearance in these...

Saturday, August 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir face New Stars in Zone V semis

Men, TodaySemi-finalsEspoir     vs     New StarsUrunani     vs     Warriors DEFENDING champions Espoir appear well placed to overcome the semi-final hurdle in New Stars from hosts Burundi this afternoon and land a final berth at the...

Thursday, August 8, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir into Zone V semis as APR women crash out

Yesterday MenEspoir (Rwa) 62 – 58 USIU (Ken) WomenDon Bosco (Tz) 65 –51 APR (Rwa) FIBA-Africa Zone V men’s defending championships Espoir extended their winning streak yesterday by beating Kenyan league champions United States International University (USIU) to storm the semi-...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 12:00 AM

Bugesera appoint Ntibategwa as new coach

This year’s Peace Cup against Malaria semifinalists Bugesera have appointed Mohamed Ntibategwa as their coach for a one-year period. The Bugesera-based second division side, who were denied promotion to the top flight division by Gicumbi FC, have tasked the incoming coach to make sure the...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 12:00 AM

Musanze suspend trio for two months

Musanze have suspended three players for failure to report back for the start of pre-season training, which started a fortnight ago. Defender Egide Rutayisire, midfielder Jean Shyaka and striker Salim Fundi were each suspended for 60 days without pay, according to assistant coach Maurice...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rusizi edge UGB, target basketball league title

YesterdayRusizi BBC     92-85     UGBWestern Province-based Rusizi basketball club snatched a hard fought 92-85 home win against visiting United Generation Basketball (UGB) to move to within a point of reigning champions and league leaders Espoir BBC.Risizi, which is...

Monday, August 5, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir launch Zone V title defence with win

Yesterday MenUrunani     41-60     EspoirWomenLes Gazelles     50-35     APRDefending FIBA-Africa Zone V men’s champions Espoir kicked off their title defence with a 60-41 win over Burundi’s side Urunani on Monday. The...

Monday, August 5, 2013, 12:00 AM

U-19 handball team regroups for African women champs

FixturesSept 1Rwanda  vs  AngolaSept 2Rwanda  vs  AlgeriaSept 3Rwanda  vs  DR CongoRWANDA junior women handball team started residential training on Monday as they prepare for their maiden appearance in the African Championships which is scheduled for August 31-9 in...

Monday, August 5, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir depart for Zone V title defense in Bujumbura

Last year’s FIBA Africa men’s Zone V Basketball Championship winners, Espoir, leave for Bujumbura, Burundi, where they will try to defend their title. The tournament is scheduled for August 5-11. Nyamirambo-based Espoir, who won last season’s regular league title and playoff...

Sunday, August 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ruterana departs for KCB Kenya Open

Rwanda’s number two professional golfer, Emmanuel Ruterana, will compete in the forthcoming KCB Kenya Open after receiving a timely boost from Flash FM, a local radio station that provided him with a return air ticket to Mombasa. The golfer is due to leave for Kenya on Sunday, a day after it...

Sunday, August 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rusuzi host UGB in a rescheduled basketball league fixture

Today Rusizi BBC vs UGB - 9am Second-placed Rusizi Basketball Club host United Generation Basketball (UGB) on Sunday in a rescheduled league game that was initially supposed to be played last month. The Rusizi-based team, that finished fifth last season and have only lost to the...

Sunday, August 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana eager to make amends in Kenya Open

RWANDA’S TOP professional golfer Jean Baptiste Hakizimana targets to win this year’s KCB Kenya open title. The four-day international tournament is scheduled for August 7-11 at Leisure lodge golf club in Mombasa, Kenya.After getting sponsorship from his sponsors namely Falcon gold...

Saturday, August 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

REB sets aside Rwf100m for regional post-primary games

RWANDA EDUCATION Board (REB) has set a side Rwf100 million to cater for preparation and participation of Rwandan teams in this year’s East African post-primary games scheduled for August 20-30 in Lira, Northern Uganda.Rwanda’s delegation will be made up of 23 teams which will compete in...

Saturday, August 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rwanda’s delegation to EA games now 23 teams

Four more teams were added to Rwanda’s contingent that will travel to Lira, Northern Uganda for this year’s East African post primary (FEASSA) games scheduled from August 20 to 30.The development comes a week after the addition of three new sports disciplines namely tennis, table tennis...

Friday, August 2, 2013, 12:00 AM

New entrants Esperance FC sign four players

Last season’s second division football league champions Esperance FC have signed four players on a two-year contract each ahead of the new season, which starts September.The new league entrants, who will be making the debut appearance in the top flight division, claimed the second division...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:00 AM

15 teams for this year’s Fiba Africa zone V champs

This year’s FIBA Africa zone five championships is set to attract fifteen teams, seven men’s and eight women’s teams respectively. The championship is scheduled for August 5-11 in Bujumbura, Burundi.Rwanda’s envoys to the zonal tournament will be holders Espoir basketball...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rwanda eyes Feassa title

RWANDA School Sports Federation (RSSF) believes the national team has the ability to win this year’s East African Post Primary Games (FEASSA) scheduled for August 20-30 in Lira, Northern Uganda. Last year, a big Rwandan delegetion failed to make any positive impact in the regional games as...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:00 AM

Copa Coca Cola football stars camp set for Sept 8-15

Dominique Savio Nshuti and Moustafa Nsengimana, who were selected to represent Rwanda in this year’s Copa Coca Cola boot camp in Pretoria, South Africa, will depart on September 5.Nsengimana, who plays for Rubavu-based Anglican Secondary School and Nshuti from Nyarugenge’s Groupe...

Monday, July 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

Amavubi Stars fans remain positive on team’s future

It’s only natural that there would be a divide in opinions whenever Amavubi Stars lose a match.  And it is inevitable that the team’s latest failure to deliver results when needed most has continued to generate divided debate among the fans.Rwanda won the second leg 1-0 against...

Monday, July 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

World champ Muvunyi returns from France tonight

NATIONAL Paralympic committee (NPC) will tonight recieve Rwanda’s Paralympian Hermas Cliff Muvunyi and the entire delegation from the IPC World Athletics Championship held in Lyon, France from July 19 to 28. The delegation arrives at Kigali International Airport today at 7pm.The 24-year-old...

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

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