Isonga host holders APR in quarterfinal

Peace Cup against Malaria enters the quarterfinal stage on Tuesday when Primus League strugglers Isonga FC host defending champions APR in their first leg at Stade de Kigali, Nyamirambo.
APR striker Bernabas Mubumbyi (left) comes up against his former team mates, including fellow Amavubi  forward Justin Mico (right), who will lead Isonga attack this afternoon. The New ....
APR striker Bernabas Mubumbyi (left) comes up against his former team mates, including fellow Amavubi forward Justin Mico (right), who will lead Isonga attack this afternoon. The New ....

Today
Quarter finals (1st leg)
Isonga     vs     APR
Mukura     vs     Muhanga
Wednesday
Vision     vs     Bugesera
Musanze     vs     AS Kigali

Peace Cup against Malaria enters the quarterfinal stage on Tuesday when Primus League strugglers Isonga FC host defending champions APR in their first leg at Stade de Kigali, Nyamirambo.

Isonga, beat bottom side Etincelles 1-0 in the last round, while APR walloped second division side Kirehe 4-0.

Elsewhere, today, Primus league rivals Mukura and Muhanga clash in the other last eight fixture at Kamena stadium in Huye District.

The two other quarterfinal matches are scheduled for Wednesday when second division rivals Vision, who beat Sec Academy in the last round, take on Bugesera, who knocked out Primus league leaders Rayon Sport 2-1 at the previous stage. The match will be played at Mumena Grounds.

Musanze, who eliminated Unit Fc 3-2 on penalties, will host AS Kigali, who thrashed Espoir 3-1 to reach this stage.

The local football governing body, Ferwafa, in collaboration with Imbuto Foundation, is spearheading the fight against malaria across the country through the tournament.

Imbuto Foundation has injected Rwf97m into this year’s Peace Cup football tournament, which will be renamed “Peace Cup against Malaria”.

The winner takes Rwf10m along with the trophy. Runners-up will get Rwf7m, Rwf5m and Rwf3m, respectively, courtesy of Imbuto Foundation. Return leg games will be on April 27.

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