Richard Mugarura

editorial@newtimes.co.rw

ALPHA in Kenya for Valentines Blast

Rwandan Tusker Project Fame 2009 winner Alpha Rwirangira is in Nairobi for the Valentine’s Day blast. The artist is to feature with some other Kenyan group singers. The 24 year old was invited by PENYA Africa which he is contracted to. According to his close friend Tumaine Kalisa, he left on Monday...

Saturday, February 13, 2010, 12:00 AM

Ugandan pair completes Rayon switch

SC Villa defender Godfrey Walusimbi and Idrissa Kayi of Victor United have joined six-time league champions Rayon Sport on two-year contract deals. The Ugandan pair will help push for honours on two fronts; national league and MTN Peace Cup, where the Blues have been drawn with Marine in the second...

Thursday, February 11, 2010, 12:00 AM

Muhanga coach denies quit rumours

MUHANGA coach Jean Paul Niyibizi has dismissed talks of him walking out on the club. Amid fears that the club is in a financial dilemma, reports have evolved indicating that the Niyibizi could quit the second division side. However, the 38-year-old has reassured club fans that he is ready to endure...

Thursday, February 11, 2010, 12:00 AM

Sundowns’ midfielder joins Kiyovu

AFTER impressing Jean Marie Ntagwabira during his trial stint, Mamelodi Sundowns Hussein Nzeyimana has completed his move to SC Kiyovu. The right-wing midfielder has signed a two-year contract with the four-time league champions and Ntagwabira expects him to be a big hit at the club. Nzeyimana has...

Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 12:00 AM

APR eager to sign KVC’s Mukunzi

NATIONAL Volleyball champions APR are on the verge of signing KVC’s spiker Christophe Mukunzi . The 21-year-old, who has outstanding for KVC last season has expressed his interest in joining the champions this season although KVC head coach Jean Marie Nsengiyumva insists that the player is staying...

Sunday, February 7, 2010, 12:00 AM

Irankunda completes Kiyovu switch

DJABIR Irankunda has completed his move to SC Kiyovu. The former Atraco midfielder joined on a two-year deal. The right winger left Sam Timbe’s side after being frustrated by failure to secure a regular place in the taxi- men’s starting line-up but Kiyovu’s head coach Jean Marie Ntagwabira says...

Friday, February 5, 2010, 12:00 AM

Paske eager to test his new signings

International friendly Today (3.30pm)APR vs St.George (Regional Stadium) ERIK Paske will have a chance to assess his new players today when APR plays St. George in a friendly at Nyamirambo’s regional stadium. With the race for the national league title heating up and the Caf Orange Champions League...

Friday, February 5, 2010, 12:00 AM

Electrogaz defender dies

TOP division side Electrogaz FC is mourning the sudden death of their player Ngoyi Tambwe. The Congolese-born central defender, who had also featured for Atraco and Police in the past is said to have died in his sleep on Wednesday night. According to the deceased’s former coach Gasa Mbungo,...

Thursday, February 4, 2010, 12:00 AM

UNR target two youngsters

AFTER failing to win a trophy last season, National University of Rwanda (UNR) is looking to beef up their volleyball squad with two new signings. Olivier Ntaganzwa and Olivier Mutuyimana, who are offensive (attacking) players, have been undergoing trials at the varsity side and could seal their...

Thursday, February 4, 2010, 12:00 AM

Six on trials at Kiyovu

SC KIYOVU has brought in six players for trials as it looks to reinforce the squad ahead of the second half of the league. Some of the players in focus include former APR defender Abubaker Tabula, Shaka Okello, Mbanza Moussa Rukundo and the unsettled Atraco midfielder Irankunda Djabir. Tabula, 29...

Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 12:00 AM

Jimmy Mulisa moves to Romania

JIMMY Mulisa has joined Romanian first division club Fc Ceahlaul Neamt Piatra from Belgian premier division side Ksv Roeselare. The 26-year-old Rwandan international has signed an 8-month deal with a club sitting bottom of the Romanian league table standing after spending the last five years...

Friday, January 29, 2010, 12:00 AM

Ntagwabira falls out with striker

ON top of Jean Marie Ntagwabira’s on-field woes, the Kiyovu head coach has not been given a peace of mind off the field either. Latest reports indicate that the former APR and Atraco tactician has fallen out with his top scorer James Uwimana on grounds of indiscipline. The 20-year-old forward, who...

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

Badminton players target 2010 Commonwealth Games

THE newly formed national badminton association has expressed interest in fielding a team at the forthcoming 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. According to association president Andrew Ndayambaje, with good financial support from the Sports ministry, Rwanda can raise a team for the Games...

Sunday, January 17, 2010, 12:00 AM

Interforce goalkeeper Nshizirungu suspended

INTERFORCE goalkeeper Claude Nshizirungu will miss his club’s next fixture after seeing red in Sunday’s second division tie against National University of Rwanda (UNR) at Huye Stadium. The shot stopper was dismissed following his aggressive behaviour on the referee. Interforce went on to lose the...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 12:00 AM

Kayiranga unhappy at Rayon

JEAN Baptist Kayiranga has threatened to quit as Rayon Sport head coach if the club management does not do something about their administration structures. Kayiranga, who replaced Raoul Shungu towards the end of last season, says that internal wrangles and persistent failure to pay players’...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 12:00 AM

Rwanda to host U-18 Africa volleyball meet

RWANDA is set to host the 2010 Under-18 Africa Volleyball Championship this August. Rwanda won the hosting rights because of a good track record in successfully hosting regional and continental competitions. Rwanda volleyball federation (FRVB) technical director Christian Hatumimana now believes...

Monday, January 11, 2010, 12:00 AM

Kicukiro football academy to open

KICUKIRO football academy will open this Sunday. The academy will have players from three age brackets; 6-8, 9-11 and 12-15. Kicukiro football academy becomes the sixth football academy in the country after Ferwafa, APR, Kiyovu, Butare and Cercle Sportif. Like other academies, Kicukiro football...

Monday, January 11, 2010, 12:00 AM

Kicukiro football academy to open

KICUKIRO football academy will open this Sunday. The academy will have players from three age brackets; 6-8, 9-11 and 12-15. Kicukiro football academy becomes the sixth football academy in the country after Ferwafa, APR, Kiyovu, Butare and Cercle Sportif. Like other academies, Kicukiro football...

Monday, January 11, 2010, 12:00 AM

Karekezi linked to Holland move

FORMER Amavubi skipper Olivier Karekezi is back in the limelight after reports that he could continue his professional career in Holland. The midfielder, who can also play as a striker has been linked with a move to Holland’s first division side Groningen. Karekezi, who is back to full fitness...

Friday, January 8, 2010, 12:00 AM

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