APR face Union FC in MTN Cup opener

DEFENDING champions APR have drawn second division side Union football club in the 1/16 preliminary round of this year’s MTN Peace Cup tournament. The 1/16 round of the MTN Peace Cup tournament kicks off on March 27.The winners will proceed to the 1/8 round of the lucrative tournament. Muhanga has already secured a bye into the next round after Thursday’s draws.
Former Sports Minister Joseph Habineza hands last year's MTN Peace Cup title to APR skipper Patrick Mafisango at Amahoro stadium. (File photo)
Former Sports Minister Joseph Habineza hands last year's MTN Peace Cup title to APR skipper Patrick Mafisango at Amahoro stadium. (File photo)

DEFENDING champions APR have drawn second division side Union football club in the 1/16 preliminary round of this year’s MTN Peace Cup tournament. The 1/16 round of the MTN Peace Cup tournament kicks off on March 27.

The winners will proceed to the 1/8 round of the lucrative tournament. Muhanga has already secured a bye into the next round after Thursday’s draws.

APR is the defending champion after they trounced Rayon Sport 1-0 in last year’s final.

Besides representing Rwanda at next year’s Orange Confederation Cup, the winner will pocket Rwf 10m courtesy of sponsors MTN Rwanda.

Group A
APR vs Union
Musanze vs SEC
La Jeunesse vs Esperance
Kiyovu vs Bugesera
Mukura vs Unity
Aspor vs Stella Maris
United Stars vs NUR

Group B
Rayon vs Sorwathe
Marines vs Nyanza
Etincelles vs Intare
Amagaju vs Kirehe
Police vs Espoir
AS Kigali vs Zèbres
Etoile de l’Est vs Interforce
Rwamagana vs Pépinières

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