RWANDA’S school teams started off with a dismal show at the on-going East African post primary (FEASSA) competitions with only three out of ten teams picking a win in their opening matches in Lira, Uganda.
The only three Rwandan teams that registered victories in their opening matches include Lycee de Kigali who beat Uganda’s Kibuli secondary school 57-38 in boys’ basketball; ES Kigoma secondary school registered a 22-17 win over Tanzania’s Mwanakwerekwe secondary school in boy’s handball and Solidarity Academy who thrashed South Sudan’s Al Muktar girl secondary school 7-0.
ESIG Rubavu, APE Rugunga, Lycee de Nyanza, Saint Joseph Kabgayi and APAPEKI Cyuru were on the losing end.
In Boy’s football, ESIG Rubavu lost 1-0 to Grinti from South Sudan; College Amis des Enfants were beaten 59-47 by Kuajok secondary school of South Sudan; APE Rugunga lost 49-48 to Uganda’s Nabisunsa secondary school in girls’ basketball while ET Mukingi lost 5-3 to home side Lango Coll Lira of Uganda in boy’s rugby.
Lycee de Nyanza were beaten 3-0 by Kenya’s Malava in boys’ volleyball; Saint Joseph Kabgayi lost 3-1 to Kenya’s AIC Kasiria in girls’ volleyball and APAPEKI Cyuru lost 23-17 to Kenyan side Shimba Hills in girls’ handball.