ISMAIL Habumugisha, who plays for Sporting Club Dhaka in Bangladesh, has been drafted in the U-23 team ahead of Rwanda’s 2012 London Olympic Games qualifier against Zambia.
The first leg will be held in Lusaka on March 27 followed by a return leg in Kigali in early April.
Thierry Hitimana and Emmanuel Ruremesha will handle the team and the former (Hitimana) is confident the players who have been called up have what it takes to see off Zambia and qualify for the second round.The team will regroup on Monday at Ferwafa grounds.
Provisional U-23 squad:Patrick Rutayisire (AS Kigali), Emery Mvuyekure (Police), Faraj Ndongozi (Etincelles), Eric Habimana (Rayon Sport),
Juma Niyonkuru (Kiyovu), Annual Kibaya (AS Kigali), Aimable Rucogoza (Rayon Sport), Aphrodise Hategikimana (Rayon Sport),Habimana Yusuf (La Jeunesse), Mwizerwa Amin (AS Kigali), Ladri Gashema (Etincelles), Bonfils Christian Twahirwa (Rayon Sport),Yahaya Uwumurengera (AS Kigali), Solomon Nirisarike (Sec academy), James Tubane (AS Kigali), Bienfiet Kabanda (Etincelles), Tumaine Ntamuhanga ( Rayon Sport), Abdul Karim Gashugi (Police), Hegman Ngomirakiza (APR), Fabrice Twagizimana (Police), Jamal Mwiseneza (Rayon Sport), Innocent Habyarimana (AS Kigali), Yusuf Ndayishimiye (SC Kiyovu), Jimmy Mbaraga (AS Kigali) and Ismail Habumugisha (Bangladesh)