AMAVUBI Under-20 midfielder Eric Nsabimana has been ruled out of the forthcoming Francophone Games due in Nice, France next month after suffering a knee injury on Wednesday.
According to news from Junior Wasps camp, Rayon Sports’ Djihad Bizimana has been summoned to replace the APR midfielder to ensure that coach Richard Tardy proceeds with his plans ahead of Rwanda’s debut in the Games.
The Junior Wasps will play Morocco U-20 national team on September 2 in the final warm-up match.
The U-20 team, which will be making their debut in the football competition, is drawn in Group D, along with the hosts France, Congo Brazzaville and Canada.
Group A is made up of Cote d’Ivoire, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo and Niger; Group B has Gabon, Senegal, Haiti, and Lebanon; while Cameroon, Morocco, Burkina Faso and Chad will battle it out in Group C.