Basketball - Boys
APE Rugunga 81-36 APICURE
Basketball - Girls
APE Rugunga 62-61 APEGI Gituza
Handball - Boys
ES Kigoma 33-19 St. Aloys
Handball - Girls
APPEGA 18-17 ESI Mukingi
NYARUGENGE District representatives in this year’s national inter-schools championships, APE Rugunga were crowned champions in both boys’ and girls’ basketball finals in Muhanga District on Saturday.
APE Rugunga claimed the boys’ crown after thrashing APICURE 81-36, while their girls narrowly beat APEGI Giutza 62-61.
Speaking to Times Sport, APE Rugunga headmaster Christian Saido, said, “We’re very happy for winning both basketball titles, thanks to players and coaches of both teams. Next up is FEASSA Games and we hope to represent the country well.”
In other finals held on Saturday in Muhanga District, national handball league side ES Kigoma of Ruhango District won the boys’ title after registering a 33-19 win over league archrivals Saint Aloys, while APPEGA Gahengeri won the girls’ honour after beating ESI Mukingi 18-17.
All the eight finalists in basketball and handball will be among Rwanda’s representatives at this year’s regional post-primary games, (FEASSA Games) to be held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania in September.
Netball, rugby and boys’ volleyball finals were held in Musanze District on Sunday.
However, by press time, the results were not known yet. Girls’ volleyball finals will be hosted in Save, Huye District, from July 30 through August 1.