Place of birth: Musanze
Caps: 1 Goal: 0
Though his preferred position is right-back, he can play anyway in defense.
He is a new addition to the squad and made his debut during April’s friendly against France’s U-17 side (The Little Blues) in Clairefontaine, Paris.
He reads the game well and can be relied on for accurate crosses from the right wing.
He currently plays for SEC football academy in the second division league.
Place of birth: Kacyiru
Caps: 11 Goals: 0
He is one of the creative players in the side. In fact, he is a box-to-box player and his playing style has been compared to that of former World Player of the year Zinedine Zidane.
He has 11 caps to his name and is expected to play a key role for Rwanda at the World Cup.
He has good vision and his passes are sublime - a weapon Richard Tardy will rely on in Mexico.
He currently plays for Amavubi academy.
Like Ndatimana, Nsabimana made his debut last year during a friendly against Tunisia U-17 side.
Robert Ndatimana (above photo)
Place of birth: Rwamagana
Caps: 18 Goals: 0
He is the engine of the team. He protects the back four but occasionally likes to go forward.
He is a good passer of the ball and knows when to use his sliding tackles. He is also one of the best headers of the ball in the team which makes him deadly in set-pieces.
He has 18 caps to his name and made his debut last year during a friendly against Tunisia’s U-17 side.
He was also an ever present figure in the team that reached the final of the Caf U-17 Championship early this year.